SPECTRUM USAGE CHARGE
Banks take government to court over GST charge of Rs 18,000 cr
The government has accused the banks of bypassing the taxation process.
Reliance Communications misses yet another payment of spectrum dues
RCom said DoT was yet to return Rs 2,000 cr of bank guarantees despite an...
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 ...
DoT alone will not take call on Huawei: Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan
"It will be a larger strategic decision which has trade implications which has geopolitical implications," Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said.
Spectrum allocation, data usage up during NDA rule: Manoj Sinha
In March 2015, the government was able to sell radio waves mostly in the 900 Mhz band and 1800 Mhz band for Rs 1.10 lakh crore with a total of 380.75 MHz of spectrum put on table.
Trai may not be able to fix floor for telecom tariffs before June
The telecom regulator could take at least six more months to decide on a floor price for tariffs.
Rcom protests to DoT on discriminatory treatment on one-time spectrum charge
he Anil Ambani-owned telco has alleged that while bank guarantees were sought from it against 850 MHz spectrum, no such demand was made from Vodafone
DoT to invoke bank guarantees to recover RCom’s spectrum dues
The last day of payment of Rs 21 crore was March 13, which included a grace period of 10 days.
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT: Wireless headphones you need to charge only once a month
Audio quality of the Audio Technica SR30BT it at par with the competition.
5G adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific: Moody's
Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely to slow adoption and rollout.
COAI asks DoT to push auction of 26 GHz band
The government is opposed to offering the 26 GHz spectrum band for 5G operations. COAI also said the Supreme Court's definition of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) was a misstep for the industry.
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.
World's cheapest, biggest telecom market faces life-threatening crisis
Below the surface, a price war since the 2016 launch of Jio had ringed the Indian telecom sector hollow.
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.
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