DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
'Chennai-Andaman submarine cable system project to be completed by 2020'
NEC Corporation, the parent company of NECTI, will manufacture the optical submarine cable at its facility in Japan and provide technical assistance during the turnkey implementation, Atushi Kuwahara, Head of Administration, Submarine Network Division, NEC Corporation told PTI in Tokyo.
Congress spent Rs 820 crore on Lok Sabha, state polls earlier this year
The Grand Old Party had spent Rs 516 crore in the 2014 Lok Sabha elec...
DCC clears projects worth Rs 8,588 crore for NE connectivity, clears in-building rules
The DCC, formerly known as telecom commission, approve...
ITU to debate telcos' usage of 5G band
ISRO has backed a proposal from the telecom department to slash transmission capability of mobile base stations operating in the 26 GHz spectrum band. ISRO wants zero interference from 5G mobile networks using the same airwaves in future.
Twitter bans political ads ahead of 2020 election
Misleading political ads on social media played a major role in Russian disinformation efforts during the 2016 presidential election. Twitter currently only allows certified organizations to run political ads for candidates and issues.
Where US presidential candidates stand on breaking up Big Tech
Many of the Democratic presidential candidates have argued in favor of either breaking up or tightening regulation of firms such as Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Amazon.com Inc.
Digital Commission meets Wednesday, to decide on telcos penalty
The sources said the DCC had, in principle, agreed to the penalty but the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) was also told to review the penalty amount.
Infosys US listed shares plunge after whistleblower complaints
The complaints follow a strong quarterly show by Infosys.
Top telecom body split over penalty on Airtel, Voda Idea
Two out of 7 members, including ex-fin secy SC Garg, oppose levy; majority view prevails.
Disappointed by penalty decision, have faith in judicial process: Airtel
The penalty on Airtel and Vodafone works out to be about Rs 1,050 crore each. In case of Idea, it comes to around Rs 950 crore.
DCC proposes policy for spectrum allotment for captive use
"In the light of what is stated in the NDCP, we have attempted to come up with a set of principles based on which spectrum should be assigned,” Sundararajan said.
DCC may not back Trai penalty on telcos, may go for nominal sum
The sources said the DCC had, in principle, has agreed to the penalty but the Trai was also told to review the amount.
TRAI sticks to spectrum prices; says DoT responsible for action success
Trai said that no guarantee can be given about sale of all the spectrum put to auction.
DCC wants TRAI to review stand on spectrum pricing, quantum
Cash-strapped industry hopes for lower prices at largest sale of airwaves.
Trai to review outcome of changed call service quality norms; consultation paper on the anvil
Maintaining its watch on service quality in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) had tightened the rules in October 2017 and asked players to abide by its new benchmarks.
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