Telecom department issues norms for captive private network licences

It said that such a licencee may establish indoor/within premise isolated captive non public network for own use within the areas of operation of licence.

published on : 28th June 2022

Govt shouldn’t delay allocating 5G spectrum to private enterprises: BIF

Earlier, the ministry, in a notification, decided to allocate captive 5G networks for private enterprises. 

published on : 28th June 2022

Fifth All India Conference of postal, finance officers held in Odisha

The 5th All India Conference of  Postal and Telecom Accounts and Finance Officers Association(P&TAFOA) was held here recently. 

published on : 27th June 2022

Government likely to mop up Rs 70,000 crore from 5G auction scheduled on July 26

Even analysts are of the view that telecom service providers -  Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea - are expected to buy spectrum worth Rs 71,000 crore in the upcoming auction.

published on : 24th June 2022

Vodafone Idea defers Rs 8,837 crore AGR dues payment, gets option to pay interest via equity 

The government calculates its share of the revenue from telecom operators based on their AGR, which is considered to have been earned by them from the sale of services.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Relief for telecos as government cuts three per cent floor rate on spectrum usage ahead of 5G auction 

The move of the government is going to benefit telcos as it would reduce their future outflows towards these statutory fees.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Spectrum usage charges to be reduced for telecom companies buying radiowaves in 5G auction

The DoT, in the order dated June 21, has removed spectrum usage charge (SUC) from the radiowaves that will be bought in the auction scheduled to start from July 26.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Telecom operators may buy spectrum worth Rs 71,000 crore in 5G auction: IIFL Securities

The government will next month auction about Rs 4.3 lakh crore worth of airwaves capable of offering fifth-generation or 5G telecom services, including ultra-high-speed internet.

published on : 22nd June 2022

5G auction: Fight for spectrum between Telecom Service providers and tech companies gets bitter

Technology companies welcomed the government’s move to allocate the 5G spectrum to private enterprises and said it will gear up digital transformation and generate more job opportunities.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Government extends telecom PLI scheme by 1 year for building 5G in the country

In a bid to build a strong ecosystem for 5G in the country, the government on Monday extended the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for design-led manufacturing by one year. 

published on : 21st June 2022

5G services to begin by year-end, first rollout in 20-25 cities and towns: IT minister 

Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday said that even today data rates in India are cheaper when compared to the rest of the world, the same trends will be applied to 5G.

published on : 18th June 2022

5G auction to increase telcos’ debt: Analysts

ICRA predicts participation in the auction to be about Rs 1.0-1.1L cr, in which upfront payment is likely to be Rs 10K cr

published on : 16th June 2022

Government likely to approve reserve price for 5G spectrum in few days

People familiar with the development said  private networks can be set up in smart factories, hospitals, educational institutes, ports, airports and hotels.

published on : 15th June 2022

Providing 5G spectrum to private companies will cause exchequer loss: COAI

As the 5G spectrum is around the corner, COAI, which represents Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, took a hard stance.

published on : 9th June 2022

No justification for allocating spectrum to enterprises for operating private captive networks: COAI

Private enterprises have asserted that giving spectrum directly for creation of captive networks, without any dependency on telcos, would accelerate the digital agenda.

published on : 8th June 2022
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