12 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Inter-ministerial panel of Telecom Commission (TC) said it has finalised its view on the much awaited spectrum sharing and trading guidelines, which will be sent to the Cabinet for final approval by month-end.
15 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Doing some plain speaking on call drops, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked mobile operators to walk the extra mile to reinforce their systems as they have enough spectrum to provide telephony services without interruption. The Minister said he has asked sectoral regulator TRAI to suggest a disincentive mechanism to tackle the problem, though he refused to share if it will be a financial disincentive.
27 May 2015
Jamshedpur: Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar on Wednesday asked countrymen to file Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal for "lying to the country in regard to the loss suffered on spectrum issue".
01 May 2015
New Delhi: The deputation of IPS officer Santosh Rastogi, who has been in the probe team of the 2G spectrum case, was on Friday extended by a year.
22 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission (TC) on Wednesday decided to send back Trai proposals on spectrum sharing and trading guidelines as it seeks more clarification on certain issues.
26 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Payment for spectrum won by companies in the auction concluded on Wednesday is expected to push up the debt on telecom operators to about Rs 3.5 lakh crore, leading to a significant rise in tariffs, says industry body Assocham.
20 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government's telecom spectrum auction kitty on Friday rose marginally to reach Rs 1.09 lakh crore at the end of the 14th day with robust bidding taking place in the 800 MHz band.
21 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government received commitments of Rs.107,000 crore from telecom operators at the end of bidding on Saturday, the 16th day of radio frequency spectrum e-auctions.
12 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The government has received a total upfront payment of over Rs 32,300 crore from telecom players against the spectrum sold during the March auction, well above the minimum outstanding due of Rs 28,835.34 crore.
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which is not participating in the ongoing spectrum auction, is now awaiting sharing and trading guidelines for airwaves for its business expansion.