Industry: Telecommunications

Pubic Data Office Aggregator (PDOA) should be allowed to resell internet services through yesteryear PCO type of set-up that will be called Public Data Offices.
April 6, 2019, 8:51 a.m.

There will be scope to design attractive incentivisation policy that can be channelised by telecom companies to adopt renewable energy. Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Wednesday proposed setting up a joint task force with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to promote green technology in the sector.
April 4, 2019, 1:22 p.m.

The DoS is not willing to even partially vacate the (28GHz) band, citing critical space operations.
April 4, 2019, 10:33 a.m.

The policy approved by the Cabinet in September last year aims to attract $100 billion investment and create 4 million jobs in the sector by 2022. Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has sought implementation of the National Digital Communications Policy 2018 from the new government.
April 3, 2019, 8:49 a.m.

The entry of a new player Reliance Jio in late 2016 changed the dynamics of the telecom industry. The telecom industry may see a modest price increase in fiscal 2020, which can improve their revenues and profits.
March 26, 2019, 9:54 a.m.

TRAI is also finalizing the recommendations on the crucial over-the-top (OTT) players and would notify the regulations soon.
March 25, 2019, 7:22 a.m.

The Indian government aims to kickstart the deployment of ultra-high speed 5G networks in the country by 2020. Government-backed 5G technology trials are expected to commence not earlier than the end of the current calendar year or early next year, according to a recently constituted committee looking into field trial initiative.
March 23, 2019, 9:22 a.m.

There have been various litigations on the AGR while over Rs 25,000 crore is lying with the government on account of GST for which the industry is seeking a refund.  A preliminary finding revealed that the telecom sector would require somewhere between $50-60 billion to operationalise the National Digital Communications Policy 2018 objectives by 2022.
March 20, 2019, 11:51 a.m.

Jio, BSNL, Airtel add customers while Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices lost their mobile customers.
March 20, 2019, 9:41 a.m.

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March 14, 2019, midnight