INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS
DoT examining if January 23 legal deadline for AGR payment applies to non-telecom PSUs
Telcos Airtel and Vodafone Idea are legally bound to comply with the payment timelines stipulated by the SC.
No open-court hearing on AGR: Supreme Court
The two telcos - hit most by the AGR verdict wherein Airtel has to pay over Rs 35,500 crore and V...
AGR Ruling: RailTel Corporation moves Supreme Court
RailTel Corporation has moved the Supreme Court, seeking a modification or a clarificatio...
Trai seeks views on traffic management under net neutrality
Trai sought public views on the contours of reasonable Internet traffic management practices that don’t infringe on rules.
DoT seeks Rs 1.72 lakh cr from GAIL in telecom dues
DoT has sent a letter to GAIL seeking Rs 1,72,655 cr in dues on IP-1, IP-2 and ISP licences, sources say.
Police in states across India are relying on private firms and consultants to solve cybercrime cases
Cyber crimes are rising rapidly. Police's own teams are still being built, hence the need for private eyes.
Internet service providers seek PMO help on revised AGR
Internet service providers have written to the Prime Minister’s Office seeking relief from any move by the telecom department to implement a Supreme Court order on adjusted gross revenue on all telecom licence holders – and not just telcos.
COAI promises better tech, network with extra revenue
The industry’s move to raise tariffs will ultimately benefit the customer and the government, COAI said, adding that revenue generated from higher plans will be ploughed back into improving customer experience.
Government amending IT Act to trace rogue messages on WhatsApp
The government has proposed to amend the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 of the IT Act, 2000.
ISPAI seeks legal view on DoT's demand for statutory dues; says order unnecessarily imposed on ISPs
The Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI) said the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has unnecessarily imposed the order on internet service providers, many of which are run by entrepreneurs in smaller cities and towns.
DoT asks telcos to share broadband infra in govt buildings
The directive came after the TRAI had recommended to the department last year that all telcos & infrastructure providers must be mandated to share in-building infrastructure in public places, commercial & residential complexes with other providers in a transparent, fair & non-discriminatory manner, with a minimum of three operators having a presence in the building.
AGR ruling may hit any company with telecom licence
SC order on the definition of adjusted gross revenue may not only impact telecom companies but it can also have an impact on any entity that has taken telecom service licence, such as internet service providers, satellite communications providers, cable operators, said legal experts and industry executives, making them liable to pay AGR-based dues.
Wi-Fi 6, set to roll out later this year, may offer speed of nearly 1.32 Gbps
Along with 5G, Samsung Galaxy S10 and iPhone 11 series sport Wi-Fi 6 certification.
NSE hit by trading glitch, faces issues with real-time updates
There were interruptions in updation of feeds from around 3:17-3:18 pm till close of trade.
Cisco, Google join hands to offer high-speed public wi-fi in India
The locations include public spaces like bus stops, hospitals, government offices, etc.
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