Sanjay Singh

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Airtel dials BSNL, expresses interest in collaboration

COAI had complained against BSNL’s reported attempts at talks with a ‘particular company’ for pacts

Airtel dials BSNL, expresses interest in collaboration

Govt portal to track radiation exposure

The government has raised the fine for violation of norms to R10 lakh per mobile tower per incidence

Govt portal to track radiation exposure

Telecom commission to decide on optical fibre network cost hike on August 4

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is understood to have largely given a go-ahead to the NOFN expert committee’s recommendations.

Telecom commission to decide on optical fibre network cost hike on August 4

DoT global tender soon for telecom finance companies

The department of telecommunications (DoT) is set to issue a global tender to invite interested entities for setting up a Telecom Finance Corporation (TFC).

DoT global tender soon for telecom finance companies

MHA, DoT to discuss screening of foreign telecom equipment

Concerned over the country's vulnerability to increased cyber attacks, security agencies have reiterated the need for mandatory testing...

MHA, DoT to discuss screening of foreign telecom equipment

Govt looking at net neutrality monitor

The government is contemplating setting up a special monitoring body to check whether mobile operators and internet service providers...

Govt looking at net neutrality monitor

Govt, private telcos look to harmonise 1800 MHz spectrum

At least 5 MHz each in all 22 telecom circles likely to be made available for commercial use

Govt, private telcos look to harmonise 1800 MHz spectrum

Telcos gearing up for strategic change in ops

With data services becoming a driving force for future prospects, telcos are gearing up for a strategic change in their operational model...

Telcos gearing up for strategic change in ops

Centre for Development of Telematics begins testing phone monitoring system

The servers will enable security agencies to intercept calls without keeping telcos in the loop.

Centre for Development of Telematics begins testing phone monitoring system

Modalities for spectrum swap in the works

The DoT and the defence ministry are finally working out the method for swapping 1900 MHz band of 2G spectrum with 2100 MHz of 3G spectrum

Modalities for spectrum swap in the works

Bharti Airtel’s head of products puts in his papers

Bharti Airtel's chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran, who had joined the company in April last year from Yahoo, has put in his papers.

Airtel data pack News

Microsoft officials may have misled India over Skype

Microsoft may have misled over interception and real-time monitoring of communications over Skype even though it does not have servers installed in India.

Microsoft phones News

Revamp for NOFN project

The ambitious National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) project is set to undergo a major revamp in its entire structure...

National Optic Fibre Network News

DoT to ascertain telcos’ readiness for 4G rollout

Sources said DoT may issue notices to the telcos if it finds they are not in a position to commence services, according to the rollout guidelines

DoT to ascertain telcos’ readiness for 4G rollout

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to totally modify fibre net

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over a meeting convened on May 6 that is expected to take decisions relating to a total revamp of the Rs 21,000 crore National Optic Fibre Network project.

narendra modi News

BSNL may take legal action against operators over dues

BSNL is contemplating legal action against telecom service providers like Loop Telecom, S-Tel, Etisalat.

BSNL may take legal action against operators over dues

Getting to the bottom of net neutrality

Over the past few weeks, net neutrality has become a major topic of discussion in India.

net neutrality News

DoT to consult with home ministry on OTT players

A six-member DoT team is examining if over-the-top (OTT) players who offer voice services need to be licensed.

DoT to consult with home ministry on OTT players

Telcos say bound to hike data tariff if there is no parity between VoIP and voice calls

Pitching for ‘same service, same rules’, telecom companies have warned of data tariff hike if over-the-top...

mobile phone data News

Bharti Airtel set to roll out 4G services in Delhi, Mumbai next month

Telecom major Bharti Airtel is all set to roll out 4G mobile services in Delhi and Mumbai next month and started distributing compatible Sim cards last week through company-run stores across the two cities. Airtel stores in t

Bharti Airtel set to roll out 4G services in Delhi, Mumbai next month

Below-normal monsoon to dampen hopes of faster economic revival

The prediction on Wednesday of sub-normal monsoon by the Indian Meteorological Department this year came on the back of unseasonal rains...

rain, rain in new delhi News

Net neutrality: RCom comes out in support of Internet.org

Reliance Communications came all out in support of Facebook's Internet.org, claiming that almost 80 million of non-data users...

Net neutrality: RCom comes out in support of Internet.org

Trai proposals to enhance broadband speed soon

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will soon come out with recommendations on broadband aimed at enhancing...

Trai proposals to enhance broadband speed soon

Uncertainty may see telcos exiting 3g pacts over time

Companies have sensed the government’s intention of not allowing such pacts. The Centre has already stated that it will auction 15 MHz in the 2,100 MHz band after it is freed up by the Armed Forces.

Uncertainty may see telcos exiting 3g pacts over time

More demand for 800 MHz of CDMA band will help us, says SSTL

Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) has said higher demand for 800 MHz of CDMA band in the ongoing spectrum...

More demand for 800 MHz of CDMA band will help us, says SSTL

Govt mulls corpus fund for aviation sector in line with USOF for telecom

The government is mulling creating a corpus fund for the aviation sector in line with the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) for the telecom sector.

Govt mulls corpus fund for aviation sector in line with USOF for telecom

Internal audit upbraids Air India on its upgrade policy

State-owned loss-making carrier Air India has been pulled up by its internal audit team for upgrading passengers to higher class...

Air India, Air India share, Air India stake, Air India stake dilution News