User: sandman1965 Topic: Telecom
Category: Regulatory
Last updated: Oct 31 2014 10:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Resolve spectrum crunch, telco CEOs tell Prasad 31.10.2014 Sify Finance
India’s top four cellular operators have asked the government to work out a “practical and viable” solution to the issue of spectrum scarcity. In a joint letter to Ravi Shankar
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Running out of airwaves 31.10.2014 Sify Finance
There's a spectrum crisis looming over the telecom industry. Spectrum for 18 of India's 22 telecom circles, allocated in 1995, will expire next year. The issue is that there aren't enough
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Bharti Airtel Q2 net profit zooms 170 percent 30.10.2014 Sify Finance
Bharti Airtel's net profit for the second quarter (July-September) of the current fiscal soared 170 percent to Rs.1,383 crore helped by voice and data business growth, a company statement said here Thursday.
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FM radio auctions by Feb, says I&B minister 30.10.2014 TOI: India
Auction for FM radio phase III will be completed by February 2015, a month before the current licences lapse, information and broadcasting (I&B) minister Prakash Javadekar assured on ...
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Domain name Dotooo to become popular on mobiles: Infibeam 30.10.2014 ET: Infotech
Globally, dotcom is the most widely used domain name, followed by dotnet, dotorg and country specific names like dotuk and dotin.
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I&B minister assures FM auctions by February 30.10.2014 TOI: India Business
Auction for FM radio phase III will be completed by February 2015, a month before the current licences lapse, information and broadcasting (I&B) minister Prakash Javadekar assured on Wednesday.
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Three DoT officials convicted 29.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Three DoT officials convicted
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Cyclone Nilofar: NDRF pre-positioning teams in Gujarat, DoT announces measures 28.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The National Disaster Response Force has deployed its teams in vulnerable areas of Gujarat to deal with cyclonic storm Nilofar that will hit the state's coast on ...
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Home ministry rider on Aadhaar as basis for SIM issuance 28.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
"The home ministry is backing the usage of aadhaar number for identity and address verification of a SIM card applicant," an official ...
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Cell players send tariff hike signal 27.10.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, Oct. 26 (PTI): The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has said mobile tariffs may go up soon as companies are expected to pass on to the customers the burden of spectrum cost they will incur in the upcoming auction.
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Telcos may raise tariffs to pay for spectrum costs 26.10.2014 Hindustan Times: India
Industry body COAI has said mobile tariffs may go up soon as telecom operators are expected to pass on to customers the burden of spectrum cost they will incur in the upcoming ...
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Spectrum auction drill begins 25.10.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, Oct. 24: The government today kick-started the process for an eagerly-watched auction of radiowaves early next year when it invited bids for the appointment of an auctioneer to sell spectrum in seven frequencies, including the red-hot 700MHz band that has never been brought into play.
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Vodafone poaches Loop’s Mumbai customers, irks Airtel 20.10.2014 TOI: India Business
Vodafone has stolen a march over Bharti Airtel by poaching many subscribers of Loop Telecom, a company that Bharti is in the process of acquiring, though regulatory hurdles have delayed the Rs 700-crore deal.
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BSNL cuts call rates to Nepal by 35% 19.10.2014 TOI: India Business
BSNL has launched a special tariff voucher (STV) of Rs 18 which allows people to call Nepal at Rs 6.50 paisa per minute against a normal rate of Rs 10 per minute.
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Financial support to Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited on account of liability arising from levy of Minimum Alternate Tax 18.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for a proposal of the Department of Telecommunications to provide financial support to Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) due to its liability arising from levy of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT).
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Spectrum sale to may Rs 50,000 crore to exchequer 17.10.2014 Rediff: Business
In return, BSNL should be allotted 1.2 MHz in the 1800-MHz band in each circle, subject to some conditions.
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Number portability in, roaming charges out 16.10.2014 Rediff: Business
The Telecom Commission, which is the highest decision making authority within the Department of Telecommunications, on Wednesday, accepted the recommendations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on full-fledged mobile number portability.
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Trai seeks mega spectrum sale 16.10.2014 TOI: India Business
Trai also suggested a near 10% rise in spectrum reserve prices for the 1,800 MHz band over last auctions held in February this year for licences expiring in 2015-16.
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March date for mobile portability 16.10.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, Oct. 15: Mobile phone users will soon be able to change their operators and retain their numbers even if they move to a different city.
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Buzz on spectrum fair play 16.10.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, Oct. 15: The telecom regulator today recommended reserve prices for the auction of radio waves in the 900 and 1800MHz bands early next year but urged the government to force the defence ministry and state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd to cede spectrum in several radio bands to ensure that the price discovery wasn't distorted by artificial shortages.
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