SPECTRUM USAGE CHARGE
Confident of finalising IUC views before Jan 1 deadline, says Trai Chairman
Trai on September 18, had invited public views to its consultation paper to re-examine the original January 1, 2020 deadline for IUC.
Bharti Airtel bats for 5G phones under Rs 21k to drive broadband usage
5G smartphones are now priced around $1,000 (Rs 71,000) globally, whic...
Govt asserts subsidy for EVs only for commercial vehicles, not personal usage
Under the Rs 10,000-crore FAME scheme, subsidy on EVs are given...
DCC proposes policy for spectrum allotment for captive use
"In the light of what is stated in the NDCP, we have attempted to come up with a set of principles based on which spectrum should be assigned,” Sundararajan said.
Ericsson stresses early bird 5G advantage
India Insights Asia-Pac CTO urges India to expedite commercial trials to help build user cases.
Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite with M-Pen comes to India at Rs 21,990
The tablet is backed by a 7,500mAh battery and comes company's QuickCharge technology.
DoT likely to seek law ministry opinion on a flat spectrum usage charge levy
The auction of both 4G and 5G airwaves is slated for 2019. This means DoT could be revisiting the contentious issue of levying a flat SUC.
India telcos reiterate demand for lower spectrum pricing
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India had proposed a sale of 20 MHz blocks of 5G spectrum in the 3,300-3,600 MHz band at a price of Rs 492 crore per unit.
Telecom AGR dips 4.5% in Q2
The telecom industry recorded a 4.56% quarter-on-quarter fall in adjusted gross revenue (AGR) in July-September 2019, hit by seasonal weakness in call volumes and the shutdown of mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir.
Supreme Court blames Jio for RCom spectrum sale failure
Meetings between the three parties did not break the stalemate and RCom in many court hearings blamed DoT for creating barriers in its asset sale
Airtel, Voda-Idea users can get better 4G services as telcos refarm 2G/3G spectrum
ICICI Securities estimates Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea will have 28% and 33.1% more 4G carriers respectively than Jio after refarming their 2G/3G airwaves.
Costs making it difficult for EV to make a good value proposition: Maruti
India's top carmaker is grappling with the twin challenges of impassive customer & uncertain business model.
SC dismisses DoT's plea on RCom spectrum case
The SC's verdict comes on the back of a bitter war fought between RCom, Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Jio.
Voda Idea may need more funding by 2Q FY21 to plug Rs 7,600 Cr gap: Analysts
The beleaguered telco would require a bunch of positives to avoid another equity infusion, starting with a steep recovery in its ARPU.
Telcos may steer clear of Rcom spectrum to avoid clash with DoT
Telcos may steer clear of buying RCom’s airwaves – even if put to sale – to avoid clashes with the DoT.
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