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5G rollout may be delayed as Telcos spar with TSDSI

Standards body wants changes in 5G standard but operators oppose.

India will not compromise on security of telecom networks: Sanjay Dhotre

The remarks come in the backdrop of US' concerns over deployment of Huawei telecom gear in new and upcoming networks.

Storm rages over cable TV bills as Trai, broadcasters square off on prices

Trai thinks that too many bouquets are being formed by broadcasters and the consumer is getting confused.

Trai proposes Rs 5.74 MNP fee from September 30

MNP refers to a facility that allows a user to switch telecom carriers without changing the mobile number.

Trai floats paper on increasing scope of telecom infrastructure companies

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has also asked whether they should be allowed to provide end-to-end bandwidth through leased lines to service providers.

Trai moves to ease TV viewer woes on selecting channels of choice

Trai said it had made several attempts to resolve the large consumer grievance, but users were unable to choose television channels that they wanted to see.

TRAI warns consumers against fraud

​​The authority cautioned that some no objection certificates for installing these towers were being purportedly issues by the ministries of communications and information technology, which the regulator said were completely fake.

Local focus likely in 5G use case norms: Panellists

“Reliability on 5G technology and a vision of getting optimised speed to drive IoT is the future which India is looking to,” said Pamela Kumar, director general, TSDSI.

India to take 'calibrated' call on Huawei soon, no compromise on security: Telecom Secy

Telecom Secretary said that DoT is keeping an eye on global developments regarding Huawei.

Dept of Telecom may debar BSNL from LWE-II connectivity program

BSNL has led the previous leg or LWE-I to deploy 2,500 mobile towers to boost telephony in the Red Corridor, with completing the initiative in a lesser time than anticipated in 2016.

Trai directs Tata Teleservices to refund customers' unspent balance

Trai directs Tata Teleservices to refund customers' unspent balance

Trai has issued the notice on Monday to the Tata Group company asking them to return the unused balance of the carrier's customers and security deposit of the post paid subscribers by July 30.

DoT to oppose spectrum sale of bankrupt telcos

DoT to oppose spectrum sale of bankrupt telcos

DoT says only the government can sell asset; move may make RCom, Aircel less attractive to buyers.

TRAI Chief allays concerns on dip in mobile user base; rules out intervention

TRAI Chief allays concerns on dip in mobile user base; rules out intervention

India's total wireless subscriber base fell to 1,161.8 million on March 31, 2019, shedding 21.87 million users over the previous month, according to data released by the TRAI recently.

Panel for 5G seeks flexible conditions for trials

Panel for 5G seeks flexible conditions for trials

The official added that the panel has also suggested that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) look at awarding non-interfering radio waves for trials.

COAI urges new govt to ease telecom sector's financial woes, review spectrum prices

COAI urges new govt to ease telecom sector's financial woes, review spectrum prices

The industry hopes that the current level of 30 per cent levy would be reduced to provide a breather to the stressed sector.

Spectrum auction need to be commenced for 5G roll out: Tech Mahindra

Spectrum auction need to be commenced for 5G roll out: Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra said 4G is yet to touch all parts of the country, and while that happens on a massive scale, there are some "definite green-shoots" of 5G trials.

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