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Police case in Goa over video clip on northeast people


August 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) While continuing interactions with the northeastern community settled in Goa, police Saturday filed a first information report (FIR) against unknown people for circulation of a violent ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Prasar Bharati asked to raise revenue


March 27th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has voiced concerns over the precarious financial condition of Prasar Bharati and suggested that the public broadcaster take a host of initiatives ... Read more...

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Kashmir police withdraw order on prepaid mobile recharges


February 17th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Responding to growing public indignation and vendor protests against its directive to furnish details of every recharge made on prepaid cell phones, the local police Friday ... Read more...

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3G case: Tribunal’s jurisdiction on hearing questioned


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Tuesday adjourned to Jan 9 the hearing on top telecom operators providing 3G roaming services after the ... Read more...

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2G scam accused tell court CBI tampered with evidence


November 17th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A special court Thursday issued notice to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking its reply on a petition which alleges that the probe agency tampered ... Read more...

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Free roaming, high broadband speeds in new telecom policy


October 10th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The new telecom policy will bring cheer to consumers with the government Monday proposing to remove roaming charges for subscribers within the country, exponentially increasing ... Read more...

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Sibal to unveil draft National Telecom Policy 2011


October 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Amid rising concerns and lawsuits over allocation of telecom spectrum, a precious national resource, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal will Monday unveil a draft of the ... Read more...

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Issue of cross-border mobile signals to be taken up: Deora


August 24th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The department of telecommunications has asked the external affairs ministry to discuss with Islamabad and Dhaka the issue of mobile signals being available in Indian ... Read more...

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Uninor, others pay penalty for delayed 2G rollout


December 29th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Mobile service providers Uninor, Etisalat DB and Sistema-Shyam Teleservices Limited Wednesday said they have paid penalties to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for delayed and inadequate 2G ... Read more...

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FCC proposes rules to help American mobile phone users avoid a “bill shock”


October 15th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday proposed a new set of rules which aim to avoid consumers from receiving unexpected charges on their bills, which ... Read more...

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Research in Motion and India resolve impasse regarding BlackBerry security concerns


August 13th, 2010 - 1:45 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DEHLI (BNO NEWS) – The standoff between Research in Motion (RIM) and the Indian government has come to an end after RIM agreed to allow the Indian government and Indian security ... Read more...

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TRAI says mobile number portability by Oct.31


August 12th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman J.S. Sarma on Thursday announced that citizens of the country would have access to mobile number portability (MNP) from October 31."There ... Read more...

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Mobile number portability will be rolled out from Oct 31


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The telecom regulator Thursday said mobile number portability (MNP) will be implemented nationwide from Oct 31, ruling out any further delay. The MNP is a service that allows ... Read more...

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RCom ties up with Universal Music for 3G music services


August 4th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group firm Reliance Communications Wednesday said it has signed a strategic partnership with Universal Music to offer music-related services and content across its GSM, ... Read more...

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Storm snaps coastal Andhra’s mobile phone link


May 20th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains and strong gales due to the severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal snapped mobile phone communication in several parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday. Except ... Read more...

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Himachal to crackdown on illegal mobile towers


March 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will crackdown on telecom operators for the illegal and unregulated construction of mobile phone towers in the state, a minister said here Wednesday. "We will ... Read more...

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Hello Kashmir! Ban on pre-paid mobiles lifted (Roundup)


January 21st, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) More than two and a half months after banning pre-paid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir citing security concerns, the central government revoked the restriction, bringing ... Read more...

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Kashmir ban on pre-paid mobiles lifted, Omar welcomes step (Second Lead)


January 21st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) More than two months after it banned pre-paid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir citing security concerns, the government revoked the ban, but with stringent terms ... Read more...

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Ban on prepaid mobile phones in Kashmir revoked (Lead)


January 21st, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, Jan 21 (IANS) The central government has lifted the ban on prepaid mobile phones in Jammu and Kashmir, but with stringent conditions for identity verification of existing or new ... Read more...

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Google reportedly planning to launch its own mobile


December 27th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 27 (DPA) Google reportedly hopes to strengthen its presence in the world of mobile telephony with plans to introduce its own high-tech phone sometime in 2010, according to press ... Read more...

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Crackdown on sale of illegal mobile phone sets, 23 held


December 10th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) In a crackdown on sale of mobile phones not having the compulsory International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number, Delhi Police Thursday seized over 3,500 such illegal sets ... Read more...

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Manipur militants demand money from telecom service providers


October 3rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Oct.3 (ANI) Telecommunication service providers have closed down services in different areas of the State following extortion demands from militants. The closure of the services has severely affected the life of ... Read more...

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Now Israeli mobile jammers for Uttar Pradesh jails


September 29th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Jails in Uttar Pradesh will soon have high frequency mobile phone jammers imported from Israel as those installed 10 years ago now prove ineffective in checking cell phone ... Read more...

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Mobile phone to verify your Indian identity: Nilekani (Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Move over passport and PAN card! Identity authentication at banks, gas connection centres or while providing rural jobs will just be an SMS away, Unique Identification Authority ... Read more...

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Mobile phone to authenticate your identity: Nilekani


September 26th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Move over passport and PAN card! Now the mobile phone will be used to verify your credentials, for authentication at banks, gas connection centres or while providing ... Read more...

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Telecom operators get breather on security code setup


February 19th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Cellular service providers have been given time till March 31 to set in place the equipment required to bar calls from mobile phones that do not have ... Read more...

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Regulator mulls penalty for poor telecom services (Lead)


February 6th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) The telecom sector watchdog is considering penalising telecom operators for below-par services, a top official of the statutory body said here Friday.The penalty could follow a telecom operator's ... Read more...

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Virgin Mobile launches ‘New Thumb Rule’ SMS offer


January 22nd, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Mobile service provider Virgin Mobile Thursday announced the India launch of 'New Thumb Rule', its latest SMS proposition that allows subscribers to send 100 national and 100 local ... Read more...

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Airtel the most congested network, finds regulator


January 7th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) With the telephone subscriber base rising to 374.13 million in November, the congestion levels between one network to another has risen considerably with Bharti Airtel's network emerging ... Read more...

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Quippo buys 49 percent in Tata Teleservices subsidiary


January 5th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Quippo Telecom Infrastructure Ltd (QTIL) has picked up a 49 percent stake in Wireless Tata Telecom Infrastructure (WTTL), Tata Teleservices' tower arm, a company official said Monday. ... Read more...

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Pakistanis turn to Quranic SMS to end tensions with India


December 28th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 28 (ANI): People have come up with a unique way to blunt tensions between Pakistan and India theyre forwarding each other Quranic verses via Short Messaging Service (SMS).In a ... Read more...

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Telecom watchdog issues paper on service quality


December 18th, 2008 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The telecom watchdog Thursday issued a consultation paper for revamping the parameters of quality of service (QoS) for wireline as well as cellular services.The Telecom Regulatory Authority ... Read more...

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DoT asks telecom operators to cut off mobiles without security codes


October 12th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): The Union Government has asked mobile operators to strictly ensure that calls are not processed on such handsets that cannot be tracked by sleuths after concerns ... Read more...

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BSNL launches mobile backup system in two states


October 5th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 5 (IANS) State-run telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched "mobile backup system" in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, a top company official here said.The new system would help ... Read more...

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Bidding for mobile number portability agency in a week


September 18th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The bidding for an agency that will overlook the rollout of the proposed mobile number portability (MNP) will open within a week, telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura said ... Read more...

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