Department of Telecommunications

Airtel conducts 5G trial using 700MHz Spectrum

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced that it has successfully conducted India’s first 5G trial in the 700 MHz band in partnership with Nokia. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Telcos get six-month 5G trial extension

“DoT gave an extension for 5G trials for a period of six months as requested by the operators. This move goes well for everyone,” a telecom executive told TNIE.

published on : 11th November 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

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

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 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

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