Department of Telecom

Man arrested from south Kolkata for running illegal telecom installation

A seniro police officer said that the telecom installation was terminating the ISD/VOIP calls, and bypass the legal international gateways of domestic operators.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Vodafone Idea claims to record peak 5G speed of 3.7 gbps during trials in Pune

Vodafone Idea is currently conducting six-month 5G trials with telecom gear makers Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and C-DOT.

published on : 19th September 2021

DoT flags unauthorised sale of mobile signal booster by e-commerce firms, writes to Customs department

In February, the wireless technology monitoring group of the DoT brought down 140 illegal mobile signal boosters during a week-long raid in Delhi.

published on : 10th September 2021

Telephone exchange racket busted, 6 held

 The illegal operators allegedly used the mobile numbers to convert international VoIP calls to local ones, evading the network of long-distance operators. 

published on : 29th July 2021

AGR related dues: SC to pass orders on telecoms' pleas raising issue of error in calculation

SC said it would hear other applications, including those raising the question of whether airwaves or spectrum can be transferred or sold by telecoms as part of their assets, after two weeks.

published on : 19th July 2021

Vodafone Idea stocks tank up to 15 per cent after weak Q4 results

VIL stock prices consequently fell as much as 15 per cent on the BSE on Thursday morning, before recovering a little to close the trading session down by 8.84 per cent. 

published on : 2nd July 2021

Radiation from cell phone towers causes no harm: Department of Telecommunications official

Medical experts and other stakeholders too endorsed Harvesh Bhatia's remark in the webinar held on various concerns put forth by people on alleged health hazards

published on : 29th June 2021

At least three local telecom gear comapanies to get performance linked incentives: DoT

According to the DoT, at least three out of the ten eligible applications to be approved in the non-MSME category will have to be domestic entities.

published on : 4th June 2021

DoT permits intra-circle roaming in cyclone-hit districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa

Intra-circle roaming has been initiated so that mobile phone users can easily switch between telecom operators in case their native service provider is affected.

published on : 18th May 2021

DoT approves applications for 5G trials, telcos using no Chinese tech

The list of telecom gear makers approved for trials include Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, C-DOT and Reliance Jio’s indigenously developed technologies.

published on : 5th May 2021

Will send suitable clarification to telecom department over show-cause notice: Vodafone Idea

The DoT issued a show-cause notice to VIL over non-payment of fees with regard to circles of Bihar, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh (East) circles.

published on : 12th April 2021

Telecom department likely to issue guidelines for production-linked incentive within week

The DoT notified the PLI scheme for telecom and networking products on February 24, 2021, with a financial outlay of Rs 12,195 crore, over five years.

published on : 12th April 2021

Telecom department issues show-cause notice to Vodafone Idea over non-payment of license fee

Sources close to the company said that payments had made towards license fee and spectrum usage charges for the quarter ending March 2021.

published on : 9th April 2021