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TDSAT provides relief to telecom operators till Jan 3


December 24th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Saturday asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) not to take any "coercive" action in enforcing a ban ... Read more...

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Airtel, Idea, Vodafone asked to stop 3G roaming service (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The department of telecom (DOT) Friday asked three operators -- Airtel, Ideal Cellular and Vodafone -- to terminate their 3G roaming agreements by Saturday.The service ... Read more...

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CAG briefs JPC on 2G loss figures, but questions remain (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was within its "mandate" to calculate the notional Rs.1.76 lakh crore loss in the allotment of 2G spectrum, ... Read more...

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Raja ignored PM on 2G, cost nation Rs.1.76 lakh crore: Auditor (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) In the most serious indictment on the 2G-spectrum scam, India's official auditor Tuesday said former communications minister A. Raja even ignored Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advice ... Read more...

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Drop Raja from cabinet immediately: CPI-M


June 1st, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to "immediately drop" Communication and IT Minister A. Raja for his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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The goose with the golden spectrum (Comment)


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy Finally, it's over. Eleven years after the birth of third generation (3G) telephony and near the end of its life, India's auction for enabling spectrum or airwaves concluded ... Read more...

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CPI-M seeks A. Raja’s resignation on 2G-spectrum scam


May 21st, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury reiterated his party's demand for the resignation of Communication Minister A Raja over the 2G telecom spectrum allocation ... Read more...

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3G spectrum shortage, auction format were hurdles: Airtel


May 19th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India's leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel, which won 13 circles in the auction of airwaves for third generation (3G) telephony, said it could not achieve pan-India target ... Read more...

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Auction of broadband airwaves starts Saturday


May 19th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India will start Saturday the auction of airwaves for broadband services in the country, after it concluded a similar exercise to enable private players start third generation ... Read more...

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Reliance, Bharti, Aircel bag bulk of 3G telecom circles


May 19th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Reliance Communications, Bharti Airtel and Aircel have won the largest number of 13 circles each in the auction of airwaves for third generation (3G) telecom services, and ... Read more...

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3G revenue crosses Rs.45,000 crore; all circles get bids


May 6th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India Thursday concluded 132 rounds of an auction to award spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom services in the country, with the government's provisional revenue from the ... Read more...

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Revenue from 3G spectrum auction nears Rs.45,000 crore


May 5th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India Wednesday concluded 128 rounds of an auction to award spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom services in the country, with the government's provisional revenue from the ... Read more...

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DoT clears air over 3G spectrum, rules out delays


May 5th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The government Wednesday clarified that there will be no delay in allotment of spectrum on completion of ongoing 3G auction. "The allotment of spectrum on completion of 3G ... Read more...

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Pan-India 3G licence price crosses Rs.10,700 crore


May 4th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India Tuesday concluded 122 rounds of an auction to award spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom services in the country, with the provisional winning price for a ... Read more...

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Pan-India 3G licence price crosses Rs.10,000 cr-mark


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India Monday concluded 116 rounds of an auction to award spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom services in the country, with the provisional winning price for a ... Read more...

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3G-spectrum auction issue likely to be resolved within a week: A Raja


February 20th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb. 20 (ANI): Telecom Minister A. Raja has said that the issue of auctioning 3G-spectrum to telecom companies is likely to be resolved this week.Earlier, Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla had ... Read more...

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Mukherjee hopes for end to spectrum vacation tangle


November 3rd, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said he hoped the ministries of defence and communications and IT would reach a consensus on vacation of third generation (3G) ... Read more...

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No consensus on 3G reserve price: Raja (Lead)


June 16th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) No consensus has been reached between the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the finance ministry on the reserve price for third generation (3G) radio waves auction, ... Read more...

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Virtual network policy for mobiles next month


January 19th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The new policy for Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) will be announced next month, Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura said here Monday. Under the policy, a telecom operator ... Read more...

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Radio frequency auction for 3G telecom services likely to be deferred


January 15th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The much-awaited radio frequency auction for third generation (3G) telecom services is likely to be delayed further and a new timeframe will be notified after the cabinet ... Read more...

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‘Administrative fee is setback for potential 3G bidders’


December 15th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Describing the telecom regulator's move to levy an annual administrative charge of 2 percent on the highest third generation (3G) bid as a "retrograde step", a leading ... Read more...

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Raja to meet PM to discuss 3G spectrum allotment


November 4th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Minister of Communications and IT A. Raja Tuesday said he will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to discuss issues related to third ... Read more...

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3G spectrum auction to happen on time: Raja


October 21st, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The third generation (3G) radio waves auction will be completed by Jan 15, 2009 as per schedule, Communications and IT Minister A. Raja said here Tuesday. “The ... Read more...

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