20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom on Thursday shortlisted three new technology firms for conducting spectrum auction, likely to be held in February.
24 Jan 2015
New Delhi: At a time when the country is launching another round of spectrum auctions in February and telecom operators are vying for allocations, global telecom infrastructure provider UTStarcom is confident that India's top 20 cities will be fully Wi-Fi enabled by the end of 2015.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The base price of Rs 3,646 crore for CDMA spectrum being considered by the government is too high to find a buyer in the forthcoming auction, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd (SSTL) - the lone bidder for CDMA radiowaves in March last year, said on Wednesday.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday agreed to work in "consent, coordination and synergy" to resolve spectrum related issues.
07 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Sectoral regulator Trai is expected to give recommendations for base price and valuation of 3G spectrum by early January as the government plans to auction the airwaves along with 2G sale scheduled in February.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Additional Director RK Dutta will now head the CBI probe in the 2G spectrum scam after the Supreme Court directed the agency Chief Ranjit Sinha to recuse from the investigation.
04 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on pleas of Bharti Cellular Ltd CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia against a trial court order summoning them as accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional spectrum during NDA rule in 2002.
19 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Days after directing replacement of German with Sanskrit as third language, the government has said the students wanting to study this foreign language can still do so as an "additional" subject and has decided to continue with services of teachers hired for teaching it.
10 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader H R Bharadwaj on Monday attacked former Finance Minister P Chidambaram for blaming ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 2G spectrum issue and instead accused him of being "solely responsible".
07 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission (TC) has decided to send back recommendations of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on spectrum valuation and pricing for a review, saying that some of them can't be implemented in the present form.