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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
24 Aug 2015
New Delhi: In response to the Department of Telecom's (DoT) paper on net neutrality, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Monday said it is "clearly and unambiguously opposed to zero-rated plans of any type".
18 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is considering merger of Mumbai and Kolkata circles with Maharashtra and West Bengal service areas-- a step that will end roaming charges on subscribers travelling from these two cities to other parts in respective states and vice versa.
13 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Vodafone India on Friday launched a pilot project on Aadhaar-based instant verification of subscribers seeking new mobile connection in Kolkata.
27 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Call drop situation in Delhi has improved between July-October period but telecom operators are still beyond the quality benchmark set for mobile telephony services, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.
01 Sep 2015
New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi voicing concern over call drops, the government has gone into hyper action mode with TRAI being asked to help address the problem by assessing the infrastructure and capacity of the telecom operators for effectively providing services.