Business  /  Published 08.08.22

5G roll out within 1 month: MoS Telecom

The long-awaited high-speed 5G services are expected to be rolled out in about a month, Minister of State for Telecom Devusinh Chauhan said on Monday. Addressing the inaugural event of the Internatio...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.06.22

DoT seeks clarity on millimeter waves

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in its recommendations had called for auctioning mmWave spectrum in the 24.25-28.5 GHz range for 5G services, with a base price of Rs 7 crore a unit. T...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.06.22

Niti Aayog for 30-year spectrum lease

The Niti Aayog wants 5G spectrum be offered for 30 years at a reserve price proposed by the regulator for spectrum held for 20 years, bringing down the payout by 36 per cent. The telecom regulator ha...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.05.22

DoT sticks to Trai 5G price

The Digital Communications Commission has stuck to the base price suggested by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) for its 5G spectrum auction proposal, which is likely to be placed befor...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.05.22

DoT set to finalise 5G auction terms

The industry said Trai has reduced the reserve price compared with its earlier recommendation made in 2018, but that was for a 20-year period . The prices are not much different when fixed for 30 year...
By R Suryamurthy in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 04.05.22

Telcos to seek 5G price review

With the Centre set to accept the revised base price for 5G spectrum, telecom operators such as Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea are planning to send a representation to the government se...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.04.22

DoT query on 5G pricing

The Department of Telecommunication plans to seek clarity from regulator Trai on the pricing of radio waves for a 30-year period, with the operators questioning Trai’s approach in fixing the res...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.03.22

SWIFT: PNB waits for RBI nod

The country's second-largest bank Punjab National Bank (PNB) said it was awaiting advisory from the Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank with regard to SWIFT-related transactions with Russian ent...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.12.21

Telco data for 2 years

The department of telecom has extended the duration of archiving call data and Internet usage records of subscribers to two years from one year because of security reasons.  The amendments in th...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.12.21

Airtel clears dues tied to 2014 spectrum sale

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Friday said it has cleared deferred liabilities worth Rs 15,519 crore for the spectrum it acquired in 2014. The company said the move would enable it to save Rs 3,40...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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