Walk The Talk with Manohar Parrikar (Part I)
Jun 22, 2013
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today claimed in a special court that former Telecom Minister, A Raja had told Department of Telecommunications that Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL) was eligible for grant of 2G spectrum, even though its officials had initially expressed apprehension about its eligibility.
Reuters | Friday May 8, 2015
The way Qualcomm licenses its patents is not being targeted by the Commission, an EU source said under the condition of anonymity.
Thursday June 12, 2014
Mobile phone service providers alone jointly reported gross revenue of Rs 55,164.18 crore. The rest came from companies holding single licenses for services such as Internet and long-distance calls.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 23, 2014
The auction process for 3G and 4G spectrum licenses in Pakistan began on Wednesday and is expected to revolutionise the telecom sector and raise more than $1.3 billion, the sector's regulator said.
Reuters | Tuesday January 7, 2014
Spectrum licenses from T-Mobile to Verizon Wireless that the companies value at about $950 million.
Friday August 23, 2013
Mr Ambani's Reliance Telecom is accused of using a company called Swan Telecom as a front to gather more licenses and second generation or 2 G airwaves than was legally permissible.
A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday July 23, 2013
Mr Ambani is chairman of the Anil Dhirubhai Amabani Group; three senior executives from his telecom firm, Reliance Telecom Limited were arrested in 2011 for allegedly using another company called Swan Telecom to get licenses and frequency beyond their permissible quota.
Friday July 19, 2013
The CBI is investigating the scam that centres on whether mobile network licenses and accompanying second-generation airwaves were given at sweetheart deals to ineligible companies in 2008 by A Raja, who was then Telecom Minister.
Press Trust Of India | Thursday July 4, 2013
legal counsel representing government in the case said that court only cancelled 122 2G licences.
Associated Press | Wednesday June 26, 2013
Foreign companies will tap into one of the world's final telecom frontiers when Myanmar hands out licenses to operate two new mobile phone networks.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday April 22, 2013
Congressman PC Chacko is under attack for absolving the Prime Minister and Finance minister P Chidambram of any role in the telecom scam. As head of a parliamentary committee that studied the swindle, Mr Chacko has been accused by the opposition of engineering "a Congress document" that saves his own leaders and indicts former Telecom Minister A ...
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday April 19, 2013
A Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) appointed to study the 2G scam has said in its report that neither the Prime Minister nor Finance Minister P Chidambaram were aware of the malpractices of then Telecom Minister A Raja which allowed ineligible companies to grab cheap mobile network licenses with second-wave or 2G airwaves thrown in for free.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; edited by Mala Das | Thursday April 18, 2013
A parliamentary committee appointed to study the 2G scam has said in its report that neither the Prime Minister nor Finance Minister P Chidambaram were aware of the malpractices of then Telecom Minister A Raja which allowed ineligible companies to grab cheap mobile network licenses with second-wave or 2G airwaves thrown in for free.
Saturday March 23, 2013
The Department of Telecommunications has rejected a request by a unit of Vodafone Group to extend its mobile phone licenses in three key service areas, the operator said, escalating a feud between carriers and the government in the world's second-biggest mobile phone market.
Friday March 22, 2013
Vodafone, in a statement released late on Friday, said it is -deeply disappointed with the summary rejection of its request for extension of its licenses in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata- circles.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday March 4, 2013
A Raja, the former telecom minister who allegedly pivoted one of India's top-ranking scams, will not be allowed to testify for a parliamentary committee assigned to fix accountability for how ineligible companies were given valuable licenses for mobile networks in 2008.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 18, 2013
If Internet service providers opt for Unified Licence, then cost of Internet and broadband services will go up.
Arijit Banerjee | Tuesday January 8, 2013
The government today asked the Supreme Court whether telecom operators, whose licences were cancelled in a judgement last February, can continue to operate until the spectrum auctions in March, sources told NDTV.
Tuesday November 27, 2012
Telecom operators whose licenses were cancelled by the Supreme Court but continued to operate due to a delay on government's part to hold a fresh auction of 2G spectrum might have to pay for using the radiowaves on the basis of the current price.
Friday November 16, 2012
The flop auction of second-generation or 2G airwaves has led to the government admonishing "I told you so." Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal appeared to blame both the Supreme Court -which had ordered the auction - and the government's auditor, CAG, which said that the country had lost upto Rs 1.76 lakh crore because telecom licenses and spectrum were...
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday November 8, 2012
The Supreme Court has asked the government to explain why it is not auctioning all the spectrum that was linked to 122 mobile network licenses cancelled in February this year. The auction is scheduled for November 12.
Thursday September 27, 2012
In February this year, the court cancelled 122 telecom licenses issued by former minister A Raja in 2008 on the basis of a first-come-first-serve policy which he allegedly manipulated.
Wednesday September 26, 2012
Shares in Bharti Airtel, India's biggest mobile carrier, traded at the bottom of the 50-share Nifty ahead of a government notification inviting bidders for 2G airwaves on Friday. The government plans to begin auction of spectrum vacated from cancellation of 122 telecom licenses by the Supreme Court from November 12.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 27, 2012
The Supreme Court today directed the Government to complete fresh auction of cancelled 122 2G spectrum licences by January 11, 2013.