The official, citing anonymity, also told this newspaper that the government will most likely introduce the Telecom Bill this winter session of parliament after proper consultation.
In November 2019, Mukesh Ambani-led Jio placed a bid of Rs 3,720 crore to acquire assets of the debt-ridden Reliance Communications.
The firm's stock faced volatile trends in morning trade. It later recovered and traded 0.79 per cent higher at Rs 543.80 on the BSE.
This bid for all-encompassing supersurveillance has so far been unheard of anywhere in the world, even in dictatorships.
However, as it is a hilly region, blind spots will be there. But the situation is vastly better. We are extremely grateful,” he added.
DoT suggested the single-stage scrutiny process by WPC & NOCC instead of the erstwhile multi-stage process, which used to take 6-8 months.
On a sequential basis, however, it witnessed a reduction in losses. Paytm had posted a loss of Rs 644.4 crore in the quarter ending June.
The ministry said these companies have committed investment of Rs 4,115 crore and expected to generate more than 44,000 jobs over the scheme period.
Satellite industry has urged the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) to administratively allocate spectrum to them and not take the auction route.
The study also found that the common ancestor of tetrapods -- four-limbed animals -- and lungfishes was already communicating using those sounds intentionally 407 million years ago.
The cabinet committee approved digital connectivity in 29,616 unconnected villages via 19,722 towers at a cost of Rs 26,000 crore.
OneWeb confirmed the successful deployment of 36 satellites launched by NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
The proposed Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022 was to bring a step change in the sector, but the first draft evoked a sense of unease.
In a very short period of time, we shall speak of 4G in the same manner that we speak of telegrams and STD calls, both of which are no longer in our lives.
In February, Jyothi came across an American publication that gave autistic kids a voice. It got her thinking about a similar book with Indian voices.
RBI says letter to govt on missing inflation target will be privileged communication; not to be made public
The RBI has to write a letter explaining the reasons for missing the target and charting out details on when it is likely to achieve the target of 4 per cent.
The mobile makers will have to register with the international mobile equipment identity number of the mobile phones imported in India for sale, testing, research or any other purpose.
Too many messages confuse me. If something has gone wrong, am I missing something?
The Indian Telecommunications Bill 2022 will significantly bring down the cases of cyber fraud in the country, said telecom ministry Ashwani Vaishnaw on Friday.
The federal probe agency also said that during the raids, it seized Rs 17 crore worth of funds kept in "merchant IDs and bank accounts of these Chinese persons-controlled entities".