Telecom Sector in India to Adopt 5G by 2022: TRAI

The government is yet to announce a specific time for the 5G spectrum auction. However, it is optimistic on deployment of 5G in the country The telecommunication sector in India will shift to the nex-gen 5G network by 2022, S K Gupta, Secretary, Telecom Regulatory...

MNRE Amends Guidelines for Solar Projects in Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar

The scheme duration for solar power projects will now be valid up to March 21, 2020 and current target of 40 MW has been increased to 52 MW In order to allow the completion of projects, Ministry of New and...

TAIPA Says Uttarakhand Telecom Policy Aligns with RoW Rules

Uttarakhand’s telecommunication infrastructure policy states that no restrictions based on location would be imposed for installation of mobile towers Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA), an industry body representing leading telecom infrastructure providers, said on Wednesday that the telecommunication infrastructure policy drafted...

Government Increases Outlay for Phase 1 of FAME to Rs 895 Cr

The enhancement of overall outlay for the first phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme from Rs 795 crore to Rs 895 crore was approved by the Ministry of Finance In a move to...

Karnataka to Replace 50% of Govt Vehicles with EVs by 2019

The state government has set a deadline of April 2019 for replacing not only the government’s fleet but also the vehicles used by its staffers The Government in Karnataka aims to replace around 50 per cent of the petrol and...

India To Have EV Charging Infra Policy Soon: Power Minister

The policy on electric vehicles (EVs) charging infrastructure will also allow individuals to establish charging stations for commercial use India would soon have a policy on electric vehicles (EVs) charging infrastructure that will allow individuals to establish charging stations for...

DoT May Ask Trai to Revise Spectrum Prices for Next Auction

The DoT panel is said to have expressed view that the auction should not be conducted before late 2019, given the industry’s poor financial health The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) panel, which was set up to consider Trai’s recommendations on...

DoT Directs Telecom Operators to Stop Aadhaar-based e-KYC

The new directive by the DoT would serve a big blow to companies like Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) on Friday barred the telecom companies from Aadhaar-based authentication in compliance with the recent...

New Policy to Address Concerns of Industry: Telecom Min

The Government is planning to optimally price spectrum, review taxes and charges such as licencing fees and spectrum usage charges In the wake of various concerns raised by telecom companies, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said on Thursday said that the...

No Mobile Phone Number Faces Deactivation Threat: DoT

The Supreme Court has not asked telecom operators to delete all the eKYC data of customers but asked the UIDAI to not keep authentication log after six months In the wake of news reports doing round stating that 50 crore...

Telecom Commission Approves Reduction in SUC for ISPs

Spectrum Usage Charge should be levied at 1% so as to cover administrative charges and there should be no financial bank guarantee for ISP licences Telecom Commission, in its meeting on Wednesday, approved the reduction in spectrum usage charge (SUC)...

Telcos to Notify Subscribers 30 Days in Advance Before Service Closure

The new decision is part of recommendations of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 'Closure of Access Services' that were cleared by the Telecom Commission In the wake of sudden closing of services by a few telecom operators recently...

Govt increases import duty on telecom equipment to 20%

The Government has raised import duty on various telecom equipment to address the country’s increasing current account deficit and weakening rupee As part of its measures to reduce the current account deficit (CAD) and preventing further weakening of the rupee,...

New Industrial Policy Intends to Align India with Emerging Technologies

The New Industrial Policy is in sync with the challenges and opportunities for India with the fourth industrial revolution technologies The New Industrial Policy, framed by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in consultation with all the ministries, state governments,...

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