@A. Raja
Mobile Number Portability From May, says Raja
by CXOtoday Staff    Feb 22, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
The much-awaited mobile number portability (MNP) is expected to be launched by the first week of May, starting from Chennai and Bangalore. A Raja, Minister for Communication and Information Technology said this during the launch of 3G services...
Govt to Enable Broadband Access for CSCs
by CXOtoday Staff    Oct 29, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
To enhance the reach of e-governance in the country, the Department of Information Technology will facilitate access of broadband to all Common Service Centres The Department of Information Technology (DIT) plans to set up 150,000 new Common...
Spectrum Scam: CBI Raids Telecom Firms
by CXOtoday Staff    Oct 23, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided 19 offices of 10 telecom firms, and seized documents pertaining to allotment of 2G spectrum. CBI officials said the raids are still on. Telecom Minister A Raja said he will not...
Govt. Comes Under Fire Over Spectrum Allocation
by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 28, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The government on Monday came under attack from a united Opposition in the Rajya Sabha over the entry fee and criteria for issuing licences for spectrum allocation, which it termed as a "monumental scam". They also demanded a joint...
IB Unhappy with BSNL's Security Preparedness
by CXOtoday Staff    Feb 27, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
The Intelligence Bureau has informed the Department of Telecom that BSNL has not attended to monitoring video calls. In a note sent to DoT, the IB said that 3G video calls made through circuit switches will not be available to the security...
Number Portability in August: Raja
by CXOtoday Staff    Feb 25, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
It seems from August mobile phone subscribers will not have to go through the onerous routine of informing everyone about a number change in case they switch to another service provider. Union Communications and IT Minister A Raja said...
PM Flags off First 3G Service in India
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 11, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has announced the launch of India's first 3G services. The formal inauguration has been by the prime minister of India, Manmohan Singh and Communications & IT minister A. Raja, at India Telecom 2008....
Raja Promises Three Year STPI Extension
by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 26, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
Communications and IT minister A Raja said on Tuesday he will soon write to the prime minister seeking a three-year extension to the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) scheme that provides tax exemptions to IT-ITeS firms. The scheme...
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