Articles about Department of Telecommunications
01 May 2022Technology
Amid widespread backlash, the Department of Telecom has decided to withdraw its notification to carry out compulsory testing and certification of consumer electronic products.
05 Aug 2021Business
Trouble is mounting for debt-laden Vodafone Idea (Vi) as its shares tanked as much as 24% on the Bombay Stock Exchange Thursday.
23 Jul 2021Business
In a major blow to major Indian telecom players, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected the applications by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Tata Teleservices, seeking corrections in the calculation of the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) owed to the Centre.
24 Apr 2021Business
In a major development that ties Elon Musk and India together, the billionaire's satellite internet service called Starlink could be planning to begin its operations in India.
22 Jul 2020Business
With rising coronavirus cases overwhelming the medical infrastructure, the government has, once again, decided to relax remote working norms for IT companies and BPOs.
18 Jun 2020Business
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to not use any Chinese equipment in its 4G upgradation work.
18 Mar 2020India
The Supreme Court on Wednesday lashed out at the Centre for its plea seeking more time to recover adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues from telecom companies.
03 Mar 2020Business
Vodafone is trying every bit to remain relevant in India as it struggles to clear the adjusted gross revenue dues of Rs. 53,000 crore. Recently, the telco wrote to the Department of Telecom seeking higher tariffs for data, calls and connection charges.
02 Mar 2020Business
Finally, you will be able to use internet service on domestic Indian flights.
01 Mar 2020Business
Vodafone Idea has written to the Department of Telecommunications, seeking higher tariffs for data and minimum monthly connection charge.
18 Feb 2020India
Ailing telecom companies have paid their dues linked to adjusted gross revenue (AGR) in part to the government.
14 Feb 2020India
The Supreme Court was mighty furious on Friday and issued show-cause notices to telecom companies over their failure to clear Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues.
01 Oct 2019Technology
In a major development, Redtube and Pornhub have made a return in India.
27 May 2019Technology
The 5G committee has asked the government to formulate "flexible conditions including sufficient quantum and duration of the spectrum, unified license, and single-window clearance" to conduct 5G trials, according to a report.
17 Apr 2019Business
If there's anything that annoys us when we board a flight in India, it's the lack of internet.
22 Feb 2019India
Anyone who has been a victim of stalking on WhatsApp will know that it is a very unpleasant experience.
16 Feb 2019Business
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will launch 4G service in Bihar by the end of this month.
16 Feb 2019Business
In a bid to keep people connected, the government and leading telecom giants are working to establish a massive public Wi-Fi ecosystem.
13 Feb 2019India
Among Indian internet users, its common knowledge now that hundreds of popular porn websites have been blocked by internet providers or 4G providers like Airtel, Jio, BSNL etc.
12 Feb 2019Technology
A day after it was reported that certain Xiaomi, OnePlus smartphones had fared poorly in a radiation test, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has issued a clarification.
09 Jan 2019India
In the past six months, the Department of Telecom has issued notification to block numerous websites.
27 Nov 2018Delhi
Bureaucrat Ranbir Singh has been appointed as the new Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Delhi, officials said today.
20 Nov 2018India
Following an earlier assurance by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) that Aadhaar would not be required to purchase a SIM card or avail of telecom services, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has officially confirmed the same.
06 Nov 2018Business
Telecom operators are rolling out a new digital KYC verification process for issuing new connections and bringing more customers onboard.
01 Nov 2018India
In a repeat performance of 2015, Indian broadband and cellular network operators are all complying with the Department of Telecommunications' (DoT) order to ban 827 porn websites.
27 Oct 2018India
Recently, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) issued directions to internet service providers (ISPs) across India, asking them to ban 827 pornographic websites based on an order by the Uttarakhand High Court.
26 Oct 2018India
Almost a month after the Supreme Court ruled that private companies could not ask for Aadhaar details, it has been found that several leading telcos are still using Aadhaar-based eKYC for issuing mobile SIM cards.
25 Oct 2018India
In compliance with an order of Uttarakhand High Court, the Centre has asked Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block 827 porn websites, PTI reports.
20 Oct 2018India
Debunking fears that telecom services would be discontinued if customers chose to remove their Aadhaar details from telecom service providers, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), on Thursday, clarified that services would not be discontinued during the documentation change process.
18 Oct 2018India
After the Supreme Court's verdict on Aadhaar, the Department of Telecom (DoT) and Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) issued a joint statement stating that the government will not push for re-verification of mobile service customers.
05 Oct 2018Business
In a bid to support 5G roll-out in India, Chinese tech giant Huawei has submitted a proposal to take part in upcoming field trials.
19 Sep 2018Business
Following reports that India is planning to exclude Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE from 5G trials in the country, China, on Wednesday, sought a "level playing field, transparent and fair environment" for 5G trials in India.
31 Aug 2018Business
Following the Department of Telecommunications' approval in July, the long-awaited merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular has finally been completed.
07 Aug 2018India
The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has asked for inputs from telecom operators and internet service providers regarding ways to block social media apps like Facebook and WhatsApp during emergencies, reports Livemint.
26 Jul 2018Business
Confirming what was already on the cards, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger between Vodafone and Idea Cellular after the two companies collectively paid the DoT Rs. 3,900cr, and gave bank guarantees worth Rs. 3,300cr.
13 Jul 2018India
On Wednesday, the Telecom Commission - the highest decision-making body of the Department of Telecom - approved, in totality, the recommendations made by the Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) on the National Digital Communications Policy 2018.
12 Jul 2018India
In a big win for access to information, the Indian government has accepted recommendations to enforce one of the strongest net neutrality protections in the world.
11 Jul 2018India
BSNL customers will now be able to make calls using the company's mobile app "Wings" to any phone number in the country.