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COAI Disappointed On Captive Network Decision; Seeks Level Playing Field For Orderly Growth

COAI Disappointed On Captive Network Decision; Seeks Level Playing Field For Orderly Growth

COAI said that from a national security perspective, these networks should comply with the prescribed subscriber verification norms, so as to ensure adequate verification and traceability of every user

19 June 2022
Telecom Department's Committee On Licencing Reforms To Submit Report By June-End

Telecom Department's Committee On Licencing Reforms To Submit Report By June-End

Even as hectic preparations are on in the Department of Telecom (DoT) for the upcoming spectrum auctions, work on the second set of reforms is going on in...

19 June 2022

5G Spectrum Auction: DoT Invites Players For Pre-Bid Conference On June 20

As much as 72 GHz of the spectrum will be put on the block during the auction, set to commence on July 26, 2022.

5G Spectrum Auctions To Conclude By July-End, Services May Begin By September: Ashwini Vaishnaw

5G Spectrum Auctions To Conclude By July-End, Services May Begin By September: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The Cabinet has approved a 5G spectrum auction which is scheduled to begin on July 26.

16 June 2022

Indigenous 5G Technology Expected To Be Rolled Out By August 2022: Union Minister

IT major TCS and state-owned telecom research firm CDoT are engaged in developing 5G technology indigenously which is likely to be deployed on the BSNL...

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18 May 2022
India's Own 5G Stack To Be Ready By September To October: Ashwini Vaishnaw

India's Own 5G Stack To Be Ready By September To October: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The roll-out of 5G services, expected in the latter part of the year, will enable a new realm in the quality of services as well as new types of services, he...


17 May 2022
Airtel Appoints P K Sinha, Shyamal Mukherjee As Independent Directors

Airtel Appoints P K Sinha, Shyamal Mukherjee As Independent Directors

The appointments are subject to approval by shareholders at Airtel's upcoming Annual General Meeting, the company said in a regulatory filing.


17 May 2022
DoT Likely To Move 5G Spectrum Auction Proposal To Cabinet Next Week

DoT Likely To Move 5G Spectrum Auction Proposal To Cabinet Next Week

The Trai had recommended a base price for this frequency range and suggested that it can be used for both mobiles as well as satellite services.


17 May 2022
India Aims To Roll Out 6G Telecom Network By End Of Decade: PM Narendra Modi

India Aims To Roll Out 6G Telecom Network By End Of Decade: PM Narendra Modi

India currently has 3G and 4G telecom networks and companies are gearing up to launch 5G over the next few months.


17 May 2022
Bharti Airtel Net Profit Zooms To Rs 2,008 Crore In March Quarter

Bharti Airtel Net Profit Zooms To Rs 2,008 Crore In March Quarter

For the full year FY22, the Sunil Mittal-led telco logged a net profit of Rs 4,255 crore against a loss of Rs 15,084 crore in the previous fiscal (FY21).


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13 May 2022
Vodafone Idea Debt A Challenge; Fundraise Critical For Competitiveness: Analysts

Vodafone Idea Debt A Challenge; Fundraise Critical For Competitiveness: Analysts

VIL expects the government to complete the conversion of around Rs 16,100 crore dues into 33 per cent stake in the company in the coming weeks.


11 May 2022
Indigenous 5G Tech Stack To Be Attractive, Economical Proposition For Private Telcos Too: Sources

Indigenous 5G Tech Stack To Be Attractive, Economical Proposition For Private Telcos Too: Sources

The source indicated that the question of whether the spectrum in the auction will be allotted for 20 or 30 years is still an "open issue".


20 April 2022
Reliance Jio Defeats Airtel To Become Second-Largest Fixed-Line Service Provider In India

Reliance Jio Defeats Airtel To Become Second-Largest Fixed-Line Service Provider In India

Reliance Jio has been aggressive in the segment and its share increased to 24 per cent from 14.7 per cent between January 2021 to February 2022.


10 April 2022
Discoms' Outstanding Dues Rise 17.3% To Rs 1,23,244 Crore In April

Discoms' Outstanding Dues Rise 17.3% To Rs 1,23,244 Crore In April

Discoms owed a total of Rs 1,05,029 crore to power generation firms in April 2021, according to the portal PRAAPTI.


31 March 2022
Vodafine-Idea To Raise Rs 4,500 Crore By Share Allotment To 3 Promoter Companies

Vodafine-Idea To Raise Rs 4,500 Crore By Share Allotment To 3 Promoter Companies

The telecom operator had earlier this month announced Rs 14,500 crore fundraising plans, where promoters would inject Rs 4,500 crore.


29 March 2022
Telecom Regulator To Recommend 5G Spectrum Pricing In 7-10 Days

Telecom Regulator To Recommend 5G Spectrum Pricing In 7-10 Days

Trai's views on spectrum pricing and other nuances are crucial as it will set the pace for the auctions and subsequent rollout of the fifth-generation services...


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28 March 2022
Jio Becomes First To Roll Out Rs 259 'Calendar Month Validity' Prepaid Plan

Jio Becomes First To Roll Out Rs 259 'Calendar Month Validity' Prepaid Plan

As per information on Jio's website, Rs 259 plan comes bundled with 1.5 GB daily data and unlimited calling along with other benefits on the validity of...


27 March 2022
Engineering, Telecom, Healthcare To Add 12 Million Jobs By FY26: Report

Engineering, Telecom, Healthcare To Add 12 Million Jobs By FY26: Report

The report is qualitative research that has surveyed and interviewed more than 750 employers/ leaders from across engineering, telecom, and healthcare...


27 March 2022
Vodafone Idea Shareholders Approve Rs 14,500 Crore Fundraise Proposal

Vodafone Idea Shareholders Approve Rs 14,500 Crore Fundraise Proposal

Vodafone Idea (VIL) had placed special resolution of the issue of equity shares worth Rs 4,500 crore to the group firms of promoters Vodafone and Aditya Birla...


20 March 2022
BSNL's Service Revenue Seen At Rs 17,000 Crore In FY22

BSNL's Service Revenue Seen At Rs 17,000 Crore In FY22

The start of 5G offerings by private operators will not place BSNL at an immediate disadvantage, as the device ecosystem for the new-age services is still...


20 March 2022
Government Plans To Merge BBNL With BSNL This Month: BSNL CMD

Government Plans To Merge BBNL With BSNL This Month: BSNL CMD

With the proposed merger, BSNL will get 5.67 lakh kilometers of optical fiber which has been laid across 1.85 lakh village panchayats in the country using the...


27 February 2022
Bharat Broadband Cancels Rs 19,000 Crore Tender For Connecting Villages In 16 States

Bharat Broadband Cancels Rs 19,000 Crore Tender For Connecting Villages In 16 States

The project was approved in June last year to roll out an optical fibre network under BharatNet in 16 states in a public-private partnership (PPP) model with a...


25 February 2022
Jio-Vodafone Against Airtel  Over Satellite Communication Spectrum Allocation

Jio-Vodafone Against Airtel Over Satellite Communication Spectrum Allocation

While Bharti Airtel and Intelsat have proposed that allocation must be done on a case-to-case basis, BSNL has suggested that allocation must be done through...


21 February 2022
Reliance Jio, Government of Maldives Team Up For IAX Undersea Cable System In Maldives

Reliance Jio, Government of Maldives Team Up For IAX Undersea Cable System In Maldives

Reliance Jio Infocomm is among India's major telecommunication operators, providing services such as 4G and mobile broadband digital services. Jio has also...


18 February 2022
Metaverse To Push Data Usage By 20 Times In Next 10 Years; Jio, Airtel To Gain: Report

Metaverse To Push Data Usage By 20 Times In Next 10 Years; Jio, Airtel To Gain: Report

The transition of digital ecosystem to metaverse, where a person will feel immersed in a virtual world, will push data usage by 20 times across the globe by...


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