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112 To Soon Become India's Single Emergency Number
by CXOtoday News Desk    Oct 01, 2015
Category : News & Analysis
All the existing emergency numbers such as 100, 101, 102 and 108 will be retained as secondary numbers.
Indian companies yet to move to new Internet address
by CXOtoday News Desk    Jun 13, 2013
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Web Technologies
Enterprises have been mandated to move from IPv4 to the more secure IPv6 format by 2014.
DoT for Tax Benefits to Pan-India 3G Winners
by CXOtoday Staff    Aug 26, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is understood to be favourably inclined towards granting tax benefits to successful bidders of pan-India 3G spectrum under section 80-1A of the Income-Tax Act. DoT will place a proposal in this...
Pacnet to Expand Telecom Operations in India
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 24, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Following approval from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), telecom service provider Pacnet has increased its stake from 55 percent to 74 percent in its joint venture Pacific Internet India. According to Bill Barney, CEO, Pacnet,...
Aircel to Launch GSM Service in Delhi
by Muntazir Abbas    Mar 17, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Aircel, a joint venture between Malaysia's Maxis Communications and Apollo Hospital Enterprise, is all set to launch its GSM services in Delhi on March 18. In the next phase, the company plans to introduce the service in Mumbai as well as...
India Moves Closer to Mobile Number Portability
by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 09, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
The much-awaited Mobile Number Portability (MNP) looks finally set to arrive. After discussions dragged on for months, there were reports that we could see introduction of MNP by August. Today, US-headquartered Syniverse Technologies said the...
No Wait Lists at 3G Auctions: DoT
by Kumar Deep    Mar 06, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
New players waiting to enter the 3G auction arena will have no wait-list in the first round of auctions. An internal note prepared by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to be presented to the 10-member Group of Ministers (GoM) says...
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...
BSNL's Rural Connectivity Scheme Takes Off
by CXOtoday Staff    Feb 11, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
As per its agreement with DoT, state-owned telecom company BSNL will provide 8,61,459 connections to individual users and government institutions through rural and remote exchanges over a period of five years, ie, by 2014. The scheme...
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