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Latest Articles in department of telecommunications

Telcos Given Deadline To Respond To The Reforms

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio have been given a deadline of October 29 to decide if they want to opt for the moratorium or not.

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PM Modi To Address India Mobile Congress 2020 Virtually Tomorrow

IMC 2020 is being organised by the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India and the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI). It will be held from December 8-10.

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DoT Asks GAIL To Pay Up Dues

DoT sent a letter to GAIL last month seeking Rs 1,72,655 crore in dues on IP-1 and IP-2 licences as well as internet service provider (ISP) licence.

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MTNL, BSNL Strategic Assets; 92,000 Employees Opt For VRS: Minister

The merger would resultantly help the two companies to "provide better quality services to customers on a pan-India basis.

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Vodafone Idea Makes $7 Billion Loss After Provisions For Government Dues

Bharti Airtel on Thursday reported a consolidated net loss of 230.45 billion rupees ($3.23 billion) in three months to September.

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Govt Invites Bids To Select Agency For Conducting Spectrum Auction

In June this year, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had said the government will hold spectrum auction for 5G and other bands in the current calendar year.

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TRAI Bats For Lower Levies For Telcos; Favours Cut In GST Rate

TRAI had favoured reducing USO levy to three per cent (compared to five per cent of telcos' revenue) so that effective licence fee is reduced to six per cent (compared to eight per cent).

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MTNL Seeks Delhi, Mumbai Mobile Licence Extension Till 2021

The telecom PSU has argued that its mobile licence for the two service areas remained underused in the first four years of the permits lifespan, for various reasons.

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RJio’s Entry Brings More To The Sector

Telecom secretary J. S. Deepak, in an exclusive conversation with BW Businessworld, opens up on various issues related to the upcoming spectrum auctions and Reliance Jio’s entry in the market

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