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DoT selects public sector firm to conduct spectrum auction

DoT selects public sector firm to conduct spectrum auction

This is for the first time MSTC has been selected for handling spectrum auction.

DoT heads for spectrum auction without 5G

DoT heads for spectrum auction without 5G

The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to hold the spectrum auction before October without the frequency band considered suitable for ...Read More

Telcos won't need major changes in approvals for on-ground services during an extended lockdown: COAI

Telcos won't need major changes in approvals for on-ground services during an extended lockdown: COAI

The telecom sector does not foresee any major changes required for on-ground approvals to carry out services during the extended phase of...Read More

Afraid of phone and internet shutdown? DoT writes to Maha govt seeking permission to move around state amid COVID-19

Afraid of phone and internet shutdown? DoT writes to Maha govt seeking permission to move around state amid COVID-19

The Department of Telecommunication has requested the Maharashtra government for National Long Distance (NLD) and Internet Service Provid...Read More

Vodafone Idea down by 35% as SC says self-assessment of AGR dues violates court orders

Vodafone Idea down by 35% as SC says self-assessment of AGR dues violates court orders

The share price of Vodafone Idea opened at Rs 5.33 against the previous close of Rs 4.85 on Wednesday

No further objections will be entertained: SC warns telecom firms of contempt of court

No further objections will be entertained: SC warns telecom firms of contempt of court

The Supreme Court, while hearing the AGR case on Wednesday, has directed that no self-assessment or re-assessment of AGR dues can be done...Read More

‘Govt formula on AGR payment incrementally positive for Vodafone Idea’

‘Govt formula on AGR payment incrementally positive for Vodafone Idea’

"We think the discrepancy between telcos' AGR estimate and DoT's estimate will take some time (9-12 months) to resolve with DoT looking t...Read More

No SC relief to VIL, DoT for 20-year AGR payment window to cos

No SC relief to VIL, DoT for 20-year AGR payment window to cos

The original case is listed on Tuesday when a junior official has been summoned to explain how he issued an order to DoT not to recover t...Read More

‘Airtel, Vodafone Idea must disclose way used to arrive at govt dues’

‘Airtel, Vodafone Idea must disclose way used to arrive at govt dues’

In case of Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL), the DoT is seeking over Rs 53,000 crore, while the company estimates its dues are Rs 21,533 crore.

Bharti Airtel pays Rs 8,004 cr towards AGR dues to telecom department

Bharti Airtel pays Rs 8,004 cr towards AGR dues to telecom department

The company said it calculated the liabilities on self assessment basis till December 31, 2019 and the payment includes interest up to Fe...Read More

Vodafone Idea pays Rs 1,000 cr AGR dues to telecom department

Vodafone Idea pays Rs 1,000 cr AGR dues to telecom department

It owes Rs 53,000 crore to the telecom department

Vodafone Idea shares surge by nearly 35% on BSE

Vodafone Idea shares surge by nearly 35% on BSE

Birla has maintained that without relief on the AGR payout, it may not be possible to continue as a going concern

Birla meets Telecom Secretary as firm stares at Rs 53,000 cr AGR dues

Birla meets Telecom Secretary as firm stares at Rs 53,000 cr AGR dues

Birla, who met the telecom secretary for over an hour, was accompanied by Ravinder Takkar, MD & CEO of Vodafone Idea.

Bharti Airtel pays Rs 10,000 cr as a part of its AGR dues to telecom department

Bharti Airtel pays Rs 10,000 cr as a part of its AGR dues to telecom department

According to the telecom department, Bharti Airtel owes Rs 35,500 crore to DoT.

Telcos ignore pay-by-midnight call

Telcos ignore pay-by-midnight call

Mobile services may collapse as no firm pays dues despite SC warning, govt notice

DoT issues Rs 48,500 crore AGR dues for Oil India

DoT issues Rs 48,500 crore AGR dues for Oil India

The share price of Oil India dropped 4.24% after the news. Many PSU and government entities such as Oil India, NHAI, Indian Railways and ...Read More

DoT's total AGR due demand from non-telcos twice that from telcos

DoT's total AGR due demand from non-telcos twice that from telcos

While the DoT has sought Rs 1.47 lakh crore from Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea Ltd and other telecom companies after the Supreme Court's

DoT seeks Rs 1.72 lakh crore Telecomm dues from GAIL

DoT seeks Rs 1.72 lakh crore Telecomm dues from GAIL

Sources with direct knowledge of the development said DoT sent a letter to GAIL last month seeking Rs 1,72,655 crore in dues on IP-1 and ...Read More

Airtel threatens to disconnect BSNL customers; PSU knocks DoT's doors for clarification

Airtel threatens to disconnect BSNL customers; PSU knocks DoT's doors for clarification

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has sought Department of Telecommunications’ (DoT) intervention after Bharti Airtel allegedly threatened ...Read More

DoT asks telcos to pay AGR dues in 3 months after self-assessment

DoT asks telcos to pay AGR dues in 3 months after self-assessment

The licensor did not raise the demand quantum itself and left it to the assessment of the telcos in their individual cases

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