Thu, Jun 16, 2022
India is soon going to get 5G services. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the DoT's ( Department of Telecommunications) 5G Spectrum auction. Soon to provide 5G services, spectrum will be assigned to bidders. The cabinet has claimed that 5G services are going to be about 10 times higher than 4G services. PIB also detailed that "auction will be held for spectrum in various low like (600 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz), Mid (3300 MHz) and High (26 GHz) frequency bands.” Cabinet also said that The bidders will have an option to surrender the specturm after 10 years with no future liabilities with respect to instalments.
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
The merger of Idea and Vodafone India that was scheduled for completion in March 2018 may start operations soon after in April.
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
The administrative and financial body, Telecom Commission has cleared TRAI’s proposal to relax spectrum holding caps by the companies. Here's what changes.
Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Special Judge OP Saini also acquitted 17 others including Shahid Balwa, Vinod Goenka, Asif Balwa, Rajiv Aggarwal, Karim Morani, P Amirtham and Sharad Kumar in the case.2G scam case: Special CBI court acquits A Raja, 18 others
Wed, Dec 20, 2017
The proposal is likely to be considered by the Telecom Commission, the apex decision making body of the Department of Telecom, at its meeting scheduled for tomorrow, they said.
Wed, Sep 27, 2017
"The announced IUC will further deplete the industry of its investable funds beside creating inter-operator imbalances of high traffic assymmetries. The faultlines are already evident with the industry going through the stress," Kapania said while addressing the India Mobile Congress here.
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm has sought CCI approval for the proposed spectrum sharing deal with younger sibling's Reliance Communications.
Tue, May 09, 2017
Annual consolidated revenues of Bharati Airtel in FY17 declined by 1.1%
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
The deal shows how wireless carriers may be increasingly willing to pay lofty prices for assets they view as critical to 5G, which is expected to boast higher speeds and more capacity.
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Bharti Airtel announced that it will acquire Tikona, Indian internet service provider’s 4G business, Aseem Manchanda reported on Thursday.
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
Vodafone will hold 45.1% of the combined company after transferring a stake of 4.9% to the promoters of Idea for Rs 3874 crore in cash.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Terming India as a "spectrum supermarket", Telecom Secretary J S Deepak today said the government plans to auction radiowaves every year to allow operators to pick and choose what they want.
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
When you look at the numbers put up by Telecom Regulatory Authority India (TRAI) on February 17 the data showed that the country’s ‘wireless tele-density’ was at 112.396 crore as on December 31, 2016.
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Sudden intense competition in the already saturated telecom market in India has led to Bharti Airtel’s acquisition of Telenor’s India operations.
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
It said for Bharti, benefits from additional spectrum assets will offset the spectrum liabilities taken over.
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced the ‘network roll-out’ of its 4G network across Maharashtra and Goa in over 400 towns in a pilot project.
Fri, Feb 03, 2017
The soon to be merged telecom entity may trade its spectrum with other carriers to meet India’s antitrust rules, sources said on Friday.
Both telecom are also considering selling of its existing spectrum in ‘private plans’ sources revealed under the conditions of anonymity.
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Mobile tower company Bharti Infratel on Monday reported 25% increase in consolidated net profit to Rs 620 crore for the December quarter of the current fiscal.
It had posted net profit of Rs 495 crore in the same period of last fiscal, 2015-16.
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
Reliance Jio has also deferred the spectrum payment liability of Rs 21,000 crore to the government.
Wed, Nov 02, 2016
The telecom ministry has issued technology neutral telecom licences under the NTP 2012 which was delinked from spectrum .
Fri, Sep 16, 2016
Tanu Sharma, Associate Director of India Ratings said, "The merger of the wireless business of RCom with Aircel is a key milestone in the ongoing consolidation in the telecom sector."
Thu, Jun 23, 2016
It said however that any transaction will be subject to regulatory, shareholders' and other third party approvals.
Wed, Apr 06, 2016
The government can give permission for the trading and sharing of 800 Mhz in four circles. Watch the full news story to know more!
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