07 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Telecom Secretary J S Deepak will deliberate on the problem of call drop, investments in the sector and ongoing policy reforms with CEOs of service providers on June 10.
10 Jun 2016
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today mooted the idea of trifurcating the state Social Welfare Department into three Directorates to ensure proper development through timely intervention.
07 Jun 2016
New Delhi: With the issue over call drops refusing to die down, Telecom Secretary J S Deepak has called a meeting of CEOs of mobile service providers to discuss that and much more.
03 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Income Tax department is mulling to book defence consultant Sanjay Bhandari, said to be linked to Robert Vadra in an alleged benami property transaction in London, under the stringent anti-blackmoney law in connection with its tax evasion probe against him.
12 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Department of Telecom (DoT) has sought about Rs 5,600 crore from Reliance Communications (RCom) for liberalising 800 Mhz spectrum in 16 circles.
25 May 2016
New Delhi: Objecting to the use of term "divyang" to address people with disabilities, a disability rights group has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to withdraw the notification renaming 'viklangjan' as 'divyangjan' in Hindi nomenclature of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
11 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Amid intense lobbying by mobile operators against giving more teeth to regulator Trai, Telecom Secretary J S Deepak today said penal powers cannot be "one and final solution" for call drop and the firms have committed Rs 12,000 crore to install new towers to check this problem.
14 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is expected to notify within a week spectrum sharing rules while implementation of trading regulations will take some more time.
29 Dec 2015
New Delhi: India Post will launch its payment bank by March 2017, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said yesterday. As many as 40 international financial conglomerates, including World Bank and Barclays, have shown interest to partner with Postal Department for the payment bank, Prasad said on the sidelines of an event on Good Governance.
07 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom may go slow for auction of spectrum next year if operators do not invest in infrastructure to make optimum use of available airwaves and improve quality of services, sources said.