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India to take 'calibrated' call on Huawei soon, no compromise on security: Telecom Secy

Telecom Secretary said that DoT is keeping an eye on global developments regarding Huawei.

Dept of Telecom may debar BSNL from LWE-II connectivity program

BSNL has led the previous leg or LWE-I to deploy 2,500 mobile towers to boost telephony in the Red Corridor, with completing the initiative in a lesser time than anticipated in 2016.

Trai directs Tata Teleservices to refund customers' unspent balance

Trai has issued the notice on Monday to the Tata Group company asking them to return the unused balance of the carrier's customers and security deposit of the post paid subscribers by July 30.

DoT to oppose spectrum sale of bankrupt telcos

DoT says only the government can sell asset; move may make RCom, Aircel less attractive to buyers.

TRAI Chief allays concerns on dip in mobile user base; rules out intervention

India's total wireless subscriber base fell to 1,161.8 million on March 31, 2019, shedding 21.87 million users over the previous month, according to data released by the TRAI recently.

Panel for 5G seeks flexible conditions for trials

The official added that the panel has also suggested that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) look at awarding non-interfering radio waves for trials.

COAI urges new govt to ease telecom sector's financial woes, review spectrum prices

The industry hopes that the current level of 30 per cent levy would be reduced to provide a breather to the stressed sector.

Spectrum auction need to be commenced for 5G roll out: Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra said 4G is yet to touch all parts of the country, and while that happens on a massive scale, there are some "definite green-shoots" of 5G trials.

Panel's views on 5G trial under DoT consideration

The 5G committee has submitted its recommendations to DoT on what should be the quantum, duration, and price of the spectrum for trial.

Trai to tackle regulatory imbalance in OTT consultation process

The regulator is holding an open house discussion in Bengaluru on April 24, followed by one in Delhi next month.

Trai to fix ‘regulatory imbalance’ between mobile phone companies and OTT applications

Trai to fix ‘regulatory imbalance’ between mobile phone companies and OTT applications

“In the OTT consultation, our focus is on regulatory imbalance from the perspective of telecom operators,” Trai chairman RS Sharma told ET.

New consultation paper on net neutrality soon: RS Sharma

New consultation paper on net neutrality soon: RS Sharma

The new consultation would be on how to ensure the monitoring of mobile phone companies for net neutrality compliance.

DoT forms panel to deal with insolvency issues

DoT forms panel to deal with insolvency issues

The panel, to be chaired by Shiwa Shankar Singh (member, technology), has been formed at a time when two telcos – Aircel and Reliance Communications (RCom) – are battling bankruptcies.

Expect government to seek our inputs on NDCP implementation: TRAI

Expect government to seek our inputs on NDCP implementation: TRAI

R.S. Sharma said that TRAI was finalising the recommendations on the crucial over-the-top (OTT) players and would notify the regulations soon.

DoT refers BSNL 4G spectrum to TRAI under pressure

DoT refers BSNL 4G spectrum to TRAI under pressure

The regulator will now examine whether government controlled entities could be exception to the rule set by the apex court.

TRAI Chairman stands by 5G pricing recommendation

TRAI Chairman stands by 5G pricing recommendation

“We have given our price recommendation and we stand by that,” RS Sharma , chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), told reporters on the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress.

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