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Major changes being witnessed in Mobile Internet penetration in last 4 years: Manoj Sinha

Major changes being witnessed in Mobile Internet penetration in last 4 years: Manoj Sinha

New Delhi: India has a total of 472.72 million wireless Internet subscribers out of which a little over 30 per cent are in rural areas, t...Read More

BSNL starts first internet telephony service in India

BSNL starts first internet telephony service in India

New Delhi: State-owned BSNL today unveiled the country’s first internet telephony service that will allow users to dial any telephone num...Read More

Sindhudurg to get 184 more mobile towers, broadband in all panchayats

Sindhudurg to get 184 more mobile towers, broadband in all panchayats

New Delhi: As many as 184 additional mobile towers are proposed to be set up in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra to upgrade communicati...Read More

A Raja says he was loyal to Manmohan Singh unlike some senior ministers

A Raja says he was loyal to Manmohan Singh unlike some senior ministers

New Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja, acquitted by a special CBI court last month in the 2G spectrum case, has penned an emotional l...Read More

Government eyes 5G rollout by 2020, plans Rs 500 cr corpus fund

Government eyes 5G rollout by 2020, plans Rs 500 cr corpus fund

New Delhi : The government has formed a high-level forum to guide India to start 5G service by 2020, a technology that will deliver wirel...Read More

New telecom policy in works; public consultation soon: Manoj  Sinha’

New telecom policy in works; public consultation soon: Manoj Sinha’

The strategy will look at areas like technology innovation and security as well as plug loopholes, telecom minister added.

Ex IITian Manoj Sinha to become UP Chief Minister

Ex IITian Manoj Sinha to become UP Chief Minister

It has been confirmed that Union Minister Manoj Sinha, the current Telecom Minister is to become UP’s next Chief Minister. He is the memb...Read More

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2G court has jurisdiction to try Aircel-Maxis matter

New Delhi : The Aircel-Maxis deal “fairly and squarely falls within the description of 2G scam”, a special court on Saturday said while h...Read More

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Telco wars: COAI seeks meeting with PMO, minister on Trai, RJio

New Delhi : Levelling charges against Trai of “tilting the playing field” and newcomer Reliance Jio of bypassing regulations, existing op...Read More

Telecom Minister rules out penal power to Trai

Telecom Minister rules out penal power to Trai

New Delhi: Rejecting demand for giving penal power to telecom regulator Trai, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar has said the authority has en...Read More

DoT Secretary to discus call drop, policy reforms with CEOs

DoT Secretary to discus call drop, policy reforms with CEOs

New Delhi: Telecom Secretary J S Deepak will deliberate on the problem of call drop, investments in the sector and ongoing policy reforms...Read More

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CBI to probe claims of murder of A Raja’s aide

New Delhi : CBI will probe the claims made by one K Prabhakaran that he and two others had murdered Sadiq Batcha, an alleged close aide o...Read More

Telcos owe govt Rs 54,828 cr in licence, spectrum fee: Prasad

Telcos owe govt Rs 54,828 cr in licence, spectrum fee: Prasad

New Delhi: Telecom operators owe the government Rs 54,828.25 crore in licence fee, spectrum charges and arrears, of which Rs 44,380.91 cr...Read More

Government will keep a check on service providers: Prasad

Government will keep a check on service providers: Prasad

New Delhi: As telecom operators heaved a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court struck down the watchdog’s order on call drops on Wednesd...Read More

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Open for more policy guidelines to boost electronic mfg :Prasad

New Delhi: To boost electronic manufacturing in the country, the government will come out with more policy guidelines if required, Teleco...Read More

Govt trying to resolve Vodafone tax issue: Prasad

Govt trying to resolve Vodafone tax issue: Prasad

New Delhi: Amid a controversy over Rs 14,200 crore tax reminder notice to Vodafone for an issue under arbitration, Telecom Minister Ravi ...Read More

4G will be game changer: Minister

4G will be game changer: Minister

New Delhi: Ahead of the launch of 4G services by Reliance Industries under its Jio brand, union Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Pras...Read More

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Raja had misled PM Manmohan Singh on 2G policy, says CBI

New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja had “misled” then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh regarding policy of first-come-first-served (FC...Read More

Telcos must ensure their services are good: Prasad

Telcos must ensure their services are good: Prasad

New Delhi: Asking mobile operators to improve infrastructure and address the call drop issue, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today ...Read More

Call Drops Minister asks telcos to  shape up, or face action

Call Drops Minister asks telcos to shape up, or face action

New Delhi : In a stern warning to telecom operators on the call drop issue, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said it’s not his “j...Read More

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