Telcos To Spend INR 1 Trillion On Spectrum
Ratings agency Crisil said India's telecom operators will have to shell out this huge amount to buy spectrum in the forthcoming auction expected in early September.
Telcos Urge SC Not To Impose Zero Tolerance On Call Drops
Telcos told the Supreme Court that entire sector is under huge debt and they have to pay big price for spectrum
BSNL To Roll Out 4G Services Across 14 Telecom Circles
Technology : none
BSNL has said that it soon plans to roll out 4G services across 14 telecom circles, where it owns the BWA spectrum.
GSM body asks govt to reduce spectrum prices
Cites absence of bidders as the reason why India should not hike the spectrum prices.
4G LTE to boost demand for data intensive applications in India, West Asia
As data traffic surges, India, UAE and Saudi Arabia embrace LTE as the technology of the future
Mobile Number Portability From May, says Raja
Technology : Security & Compliance
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...
ONGC Approaches DoT for Spectrum
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has reportedly approached the Department of Telecom (DoT) for allocation of spectrum to set up a captive communication network for its western offshore site. The public-sector undertaking plans to set...
Telecom Stake Sales Face Lock-in Block
Acting on the communications ministry's proposal earlier this year, the government on Thursday imposed a three-year lock-in clause on stake sales by promoters and major shareholders of telecom companies. The clause is aimed at preventing...
Spectrum Issues Might Stunt Wi-Fi Deployments
Even as the Wi-Fi market in India is pegged to exceed $750 million in the next five years, spectrum is playing spoilsport against growth opportunities in this sector. Range is also one of the factors that may pose a challenge for its...
Too Many Players Eyeing Spectrum
The government of India is not clear about its intentions as to what it wants to do with the spectrum once defence forces vacate it by the end of 2007. This uncertainty might pose difficulties for the third generation (3G) players in India. For...