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...
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 com...
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 gr...
Thursday April 11, 2013
A consortium of India's Bharti Airtel Ltd has qualified to enter the final stage of a telecommunications licensing process in Myanmar, a company source said on Thursday, pitting it against some of the world's leading carriers to secure a permit in on...
Press Trust of India | Monday March 25, 2013
Telecom companies seeking 'extension' of their permits would have to obtain Unified Licence and buy spectrum separately to continue their operations.
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-big...
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.
Saturday March 23, 2013
The department of telecommunications (DoT) has rejected Vodafone's request to extend the telecom major's license for mobile services in the Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata circles. It will need to bid for the airwaves to continue services.
Monday March 18, 2013
The DoT had last week slapped a Rs 350 crore penalty on Bharti for not stopping third-generation (3G) mobile data services through roaming pacts outside its licensed zones in seven circles.
Arijit Banerjee | Friday March 15, 2013
Last year, the DoT sent show-cause notices to Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular among others, asking them to stop providing 3G mobile data services through roaming pacts outside their licensed zones as it deemed the pacts "illegal".
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 mobi...
Arijit Banerjee | Monday February 25, 2013
The Delhi High Court has asked the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to decide on the applications of telecom companies for license extension by March 7. However, the court has refused to stay the auction of 900 Mhz spectrum.
Monday February 18, 2013
The Telecom Commission today broadly endorsed the recommendations of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on a unified licensing regime for telecom and broadcasting offerings that will enable end users to get a host of services such as mobile, ...
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.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday February 12, 2013
A Parliament panel will today examine the CBI's allegation that its lawyer in the 2G telecom case was colluding with a representative of one of the companies accused of criminal conspiracy and cheating to land an out-of-turn mobile network license in...