Telecom Commission

  • Telecom Commission nod likely for mobile network in Maoisthit areas June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Telecom Commission is likely to clear a proposal for setting up mobile network in Maoisthit areas and ensure seamless mobile connectivity in the northeast as part of NDA government's resolve to fight Leftwing extremism and development of NE region. During a recent meeting chaired by Home Minister Rajnath...
  • Telecom Commission approves 100 pc FDI in telecom sector July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Interministerial body Telecom Commission on Tuesday gave its nod for raising foreign direct investment limit in the sector from 74 per cent to 100 per cent subject to Cabinet approval. "Telecom Commission has approved raising of FDI limit to 100 per cent from 74 per cent at present where...
  • Reallocation of all 900 MHz spectrum recommended October 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Telecom Commission has recommended that mobile phone carriers give up all their airwave holding in the superior 900 mega hertz band at the time of their permit renewals, a widely opposed move by the industry that says it will cost about $24 billion more in capital outlay....
  • EGoM, Telecom Commission to discuss TRAI proposals April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: An empowered group of ministers (EGoM) will meet on Tuesday next week to discuss telecom regulator TRAI's recommendations on unified licences and auction of spectrum, an official said on Friday. The Telecom Commission, the decision making body of the Telecom Department, will also meet...
  • TC to consider onetime charge for extra spectrum July 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Amid differences in the industry over major issues, including charges for extra spectrum held by incumbent operators and other related matters, the Telecom Commission, the decisionmaking arm of the DoT, will meet this week to consider the report of an internal committee. According to sources, the internal committee has...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today March 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Bengal will observe Nandigram Martyr's day on Friday. BUPC is preparing to observe the first anniversary of the Nandigram killings by hoisting black flags. People who died will also be honored. On March 14, 2007, 14 villagers were gunned down by policemen in Nandigram. ...
  • Govt may refer Blackberry issue to Telecom Commission March 13, 2008

    New Delhi: The Government is likely to refer the controversial issue of blackberry mobile phones to the Telecom Commission. The commission will decide whether operators can continue offering this service. Developed by Canadian firm Research In Motion (RIM), Blackberry allows users to access their emails on mobile phones just like an...