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DoT gets legal opinion to settle disputes out of court

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has received legal opinion that it has the power to settle cases such as those over one-time spectrum charges (OTSC) out of court, a person familiar with the matter said. “The legal opinion has thrown … Continue reading

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Smart cards: Service providers must conduct due diligence before giving bulk manufacturing orders

Days after launch of the demonetisation drive early in November 2016, Deven Mehta, managing director of Smart Card IT Solutions, expanded production capacity of his ‘bank card vertical’ seven-fold. A tidal surge in demand for new debit and credits cards … Continue reading

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DoT officials deny moving Supreme Court seeking clarity on AGR dues timeline

MUMBAI: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) officials have denied moving the Supreme Court seeking clarification on whether telcos need to pay their first installment of the adjusted gross revenue dues by March 2021 or March 2022. A TV report on … Continue reading

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AGR dues: Vodafone Idea accepts four-year spectrum payment moratorium, shares rise

Vodafone Idea has informed the government that it will accept the four-year spectrum payment moratorium, becoming the first telco to accept the deferred payment option provided under the telecom relief package. The cash-strapped telco has also enquired with Department of … Continue reading

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Telecom companies meet parliamentary panel, urge 5G spectrum in multiple bands

KOLKATA: Telecom companies underlined in a joint meeting with the parliamentary standing committee on IT on Tuesday that the government should make 5G spectrum available across multiple bands, including premium millimetre waves, at affordable prices for boosting India’s readiness to … Continue reading

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Reliance Jio trumps Airtel in August active user adds

Reliance Jio Infocomm added the highest number of active mobile users among the telecom operators in August and retained its market leadership on the overall active user base count. Analysts said the combination of a slowdown in Jio’s gross subscriber … Continue reading

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Spectrum reforms, future allocation norms will ease financial burden on telcos: COAI

Industry body COAI on Tuesday said spectrum reforms notified by the government including removal of financial bank guarantee requirements, and scrapping of SUC for future auctions are “welcome steps” that would ease the financial burden on operators. The slew of … Continue reading

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Outage: Jio to offer free 2-day unlimited plan to affected users

Reliance Jio will offer a two-day complimentary unlimited plan to the users who faced network issues earlier in the day. The complimentary plan will be applied to the user’s number automatically tonight and will become active post the expiry of … Continue reading

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Tata Sons’ chairman Chandrasekaran draws up global plans for healthcare, medical devices

Mumbai | Bengaluru: Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran has stepped on the gas on his strategy to build globally scalable businesses in healthcare, medical devices and electronic component manufacturing organically as well as through acquisitions, as he enters the fourth … Continue reading

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Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea penalty case: TDSAT says no hearing on Tuesday

The telecom tribunal TDSAT did not hear any matter listed before it for Tuesday, including the Rs 3,050-crore cumulative penalty case of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea . “All concerned are hereby informed that the Hon’ble Tribunal would not sit … Continue reading

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