SPECTRUM USAGE CHARGE
Trai to give view on spectrum usage charge this week
The DoT had sought views of the attorney general on whether the govt could do away with charging different SUC rates for operators and adopt a uniform rate instead.
Trai's view on spectrum usage charges this week
The Cabinet last month approved spectrum auction rules except spectrum usage charges (SUC) re...
World's cheapest, biggest telecom market faces life-threatening crisis
Below the surface, a price war since the 2016 launch of Jio had ringed...
Delhi High Court seeks Raja, others' response on 2G early hearing plea
Justice A.K. Chawla issued notice to Former Union Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others to file a response on the plea.
Telcos want DoT to make early referral to Trai for recos on 26 MHz band
COAI had previously said that DoT’s proposal to use low power of 7 decibel-watt for 5G base station will require 16 times more base stations to adequately provide coverage, thus making the rates of service unaffordable for the people.
Telecom companies may see licence fee cut
Industry experts said that while the planned move will give telecos some relief, it might not be enough.
Prasar Bharati’s spectrum charges won’t be waived off
Prasar Bharati officials said the move will weaken the organisation financially, force it to adopt private partnerships and even cut down its workforce.
How the new telecom policy proposes to reform the debt-laden sector
The policy, whose draft was made public by the department of telecom (DoT)n in May inviting all stakeholders to share their views, proposes to get investments of more than a $100 billion and create 40 lakh jobs in the sector by 2022.
Trai to initiate consultation on spectrum issues, valuation methodology in 2019
Other issues that will be taken up by the regulator next year include fiberisation, redesigning of Universal Service Obligation Fund.
The Big debate: What is adjusted gross revenue & what it should cover
It comes up when spectrum usage charge needs to be ascertained, or when the CAG reviews accounts of telecom companies and finds revenue to be under-reported.
Vodafone Idea, Airtel, Jio pay spectrum dues of over Rs 6,000 cr in March; RCom yet to pay
The due date for the said payment was March 3, and Vodafone Idea made its payment on March 2, the source said.
RCom writes to telecom secretary seeking DoT NOC for spectrum deal with Jio
DoT has so far refused to approve the spectrum sale after Jio said it can’t be held liable for RCom’s past dues.
Tata Teleservices merger: DoT seeks Rs 7,200 crore bank guarantee from Airtel
The proposed merger will include transfer of all the customers and assets of Tata CMB to Airtel.
Idea-Vodafone merger may get delayed as DoT readies fresh demand of Rs 4,700 crore
In 2015, Vodafone had merged its four subsidiaries Vodafone East, Vodafone South, Vodafone Cellular and Vodafone Digilink with Vodafone Mobile Services, which is now called Vodafone India.
DoT rejects RCom-Jio spectrum trading deal
DoT turns down spectrum trading deal in a setback to RCom's efforts to settle with Ericsson.
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