Digital Communications Commission

Reserve prices for spectrum auction likely to be finalised this week 

It has also capped 5G spectrum per bidder at 100 Mhz each to prevent monopolisation.

published on : 15th September 2019

Telecom Department making all efforts to hold spectrum auction by December

The government, in August-end, had announced it will invite bids for selection of agency that will conduct spectrum auctions in various bands, including 5G.

published on : 10th September 2019

DCC clears proposal to allocate spectrum without auction for non-commercial use

The move will ease spectrum allocation to government agencies like railways, defence, department of space, public utility entities, like metro rails, Doordarshan, All India Radio etc.

published on : 25th July 2019

DCC backs TRAI's Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea 

In its earlier meeting in June, the panel had approved the penalties but asked TRAI to revisit the quantum of fines taking into account the financial stress in the sector. 

published on : 24th July 2019

Digital Communications Commission to look into fines on Airtel, Vodafone-Idea

Any decision on either issue will have significant consequences for the industry, which has been struggling to maintain margins amidst a prolonged price war and high capex requirements.

published on : 24th July 2019

Government plans public WiFi interoperability

Interoperability will enable users to login for the facility once and stay connected with the wireless internet service across the country without any need for refilling entire details again.

published on : 15th July 2019

5G spectrum auction to begin by September

India, which is in the initial stage of moving towards the 5G technology, is yet to take a call on whether it intends to stop Huawei or allow it.

published on : 15th July 2019

Government says penalise Airtel, Vodafone Idea in RJio case; asks TRAI to suggest penalty amount

Trai's recommendation came on a complaint by RJio that over 75 per cent of calls on its network were failing as incumbents were not releasing sufficient number of PoIs.

published on : 17th June 2019

DCC to take call on Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea on Thursday

The penalty on Airtel and Vodafone works out to about Rs 1,050 crore each, while in case of Idea Cellular it comes to about Rs 950 crore.

published on : 21st February 2019