spectrum policy

‘TRAI plan on spectrum auction will curtail investment’


April 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Recommendations of the telcom regulator on spectrum auction would drive up the cost of airwaves, create an artificial scarcity and affect investor sentiments in the ... Read more...

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Telecom shares plunge on 2G spectrum price hike move


April 24th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The share prices of telecom firms fell sharply Tuesday, a day after the regulator proposed a high reserve price for the 2G spectrum to be ... Read more...

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CBI to question Dayanidhi Maran soon


July 7th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will soon question Dayanidhi Maran, who resigned as a union minister Thursday, for his alleged role in pressurising former ... Read more...

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Raja changed 2G spectrum policy, not me: Behura


May 25th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Distancing himself from former communications minister A. Raja, former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura Wednesday told a Delhi court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case that ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha names JPC members; business as usual in houses (Intro Roundup)


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The process for formation of a 30-member joint parliamentary committee to probe the 2G spectrum allocation scam was completed with the Rajya Sabha Tuesday ... Read more...

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How spectrum policy spurred tele-density, lowered tariff


February 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Key facts and figures presented by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Communications Minister Kapil Sibal to show how the telecom policy of not auctioning airwaves, or ... Read more...

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NDA regime first deviated on spectrum policy: Sibal (Roundup)


February 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Blaming the previous Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government for the current mess over telecom spectrum allotment, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said deviations in policy had ... Read more...

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Spectrum policy deviations began under NDA in 2003: Sibal


February 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Deviation in policies on award of spectrum for second generation (2G) phone services started in 2003 during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government, Communications Minister Kapil ... Read more...

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3G auction could raise Rs.45,000 crore: Raja


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The ongoing auction of the 3G spectrum could raise Rs.45,000 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday. "We anticipated that the auction would raise Rs.35,000 crore. It may ... Read more...

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Raja defends government’s spectrum policy


July 27th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Defending the policy of giving licenses without auctioning spectrum, Communications and IT Minister A. Raja Monday said his decision to issue telecom licenses at nominal rates ... Read more...

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Key issues before ministers on economic policy matters


May 28th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Following are some of the key policy issues expected to be addressed by the newly-inducted ministers in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government with economic portfolios: Commerce and ... Read more...

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Telecom tribunal upholds dual spectrum policy


March 31st, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The telecom tribunal Tuesday upheld the government's dual spectrum allocation policy, allowing companies to offer mobile services under CDMA as well as GSM domain. Hearing a petition filed ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh for a fair, transparent, equitable, spectrum policy


December 12th, 2007 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today emphasised on the need for a fair, transparent, equitable and forward looking policy regime for making spectrum available.It (policy regime) should ... Read more...

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