A seniro police officer said that the telecom installation was terminating the ISD/VOIP calls, and bypass the legal international gateways of domestic operators.
Vodafone Idea is currently conducting six-month 5G trials with telecom gear makers Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and C-DOT.
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.
The illegal operators allegedly used the mobile numbers to convert international VoIP calls to local ones, evading the network of long-distance operators.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The list of telecom gear makers approved for trials include Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, C-DOT and Reliance Jio’s indigenously developed technologies.
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.
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.
Sources close to the company said that payments had made towards license fee and spectrum usage charges for the quarter ending March 2021.