Department of Telecommunications

TRAI Releases Consultation Paper on Issue / Extension of DTH Licence

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had sent a reference to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), seeking recommendations of TRAI on certain terms and conditions for extension of DTH licence, on expiry of the 10 years licence period. The key issues discussed in this consultation paper pertain to the entry fee, bank guarantee… Read More

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TRAI Releases Recommendations on ˜Valuation and Reserve Price of Spectrum™

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today issued its recommendations on the Valuation and Reserve Price of Spectrum. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) vide its letter dated 10th July 2013 had sought TRAI™s recommendations on applicable reserve price for auction of spectrum in 1800 MHz, 800 MHz and 900 MHz bands. In this context, TRAI had issued a… Read More

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TRAI policy – Financial Disincentives for not meeting the Consumer centric parameters

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has been assessing on a periodic basis, customer perception of service and effectiveness in implementation of the various consumer centric regulations, directions and orders through:- Surveys conducted by engaging independent agencies and publishing the results on TRAI web site for information of the stakeholders; Through workshops organized in different… Read More

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TRAI releases Consultation Paper on Valuation and Reserve Price of Spectrum

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released Consultation Paper on Valuation and Reserve Price of Spectrum. On 10th July 2013 the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) sought the TRAI™s recommendations on the applicable reserve price for the auction of spectrum in 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands. In this context, TRAI has… Read More

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MoC&IT Clarification on Issues related to Spectrum Allocation

A Committee had been constituted in Deptt of Telecom to look into the issues related to administrative allotment/ assignment of spectrum in the various categories i.e. Captive Mobile Radio Trunk Service (CMRTS), Public Mobile Radio Trunk Service (PMRTS), Commercial VSATs and all captive users etc. The Committee had submitted its report containing, inter-alia, periodic review… Read More

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New policy initiatives to promote investment in the Electronics System Design and Manufacturing sector

Shri Kapil Sibal, Union Minister of Communications and IT met Ambassadors and Heads of Chambers of Commerce of Countries which are leaders in the electronics sector here today. He shared the new policy initiatives launched by the Government to promote investment in the Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector. US, UK, Germany, Belgium, Finland,… Read More

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Case Filed with Economic Officers Wing against Singapore Telecommunications Limited for violation of India Telegraph Act

During a routine inspection carried out by Department of Telecommunications (DoT), it was found that an unlicensed foreign entity M/s Singapore Telecommunications Limited (STL) was providing international Private Lease Circuits (IPLC) to the customers in India and issuing bills to the customers in India resulting into loss of revenue to the Government. M/s STL had… Read More

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GoI clarification on Adoption of International Norms on Radiation From Towers and Handsets

Government of India, in the year 2008, adopted the international radiation norms prescribed by International Commission on Non Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) in respect of mobile towers and mobile handsets. Further, in respect of mobile towers, norms for exposure limit for the Radio Frequency Field (Base Station Emissions) has been reduced to 1/10th of the… Read More

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