Two senior officials at the DoT said incumbents like Bharti and Vodafone may participate in the auction if they fear loss of licences due to non-renewal.
DoT has slapped 100-crore fine on Vodafone India for providing Subscriber Local Dialling (SLD) services in two regions between 2003 and 2005.
The increase per individual is based on performance that has been mapped out on a Bell Curve, which assesses performance not as an absolute but relative to peers.
An eight-member committee will meet on June 17 to review the implementation of guidelines set by the National Telecom Policy of 2012.
Operators offering Net connections and network devices will need to move to new format as IPv4 addresses are scarce.
Reliance Industries Ltd's telecom arm will lease up to 45,000 mobile masts from RComm in a deal valued at more than Rs 12,000 crore.
Indian telecom bellwether Bharti AirtelBSE 1.27 %, along with consortium partners, has submitted its final technical bid for a telecom licence in Myanmar.
While the two companies have been in discussions for the past many months, it is possible that the talks could convert into a concrete deal agreement during this visit.
Reinforcement of the country’s defence against cyber attacks has been afoot since 2010. The plan gained traction after a report of the CERT-In said cyber security threats rose from 23 in 2004 to 22,060 in 2012.
The government has termed such agreements as illegal as they involve spectrum sharing that is not allowed.
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