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Cabinet okays PPP mode of BharatNet implementation in 16 states

Cabinet okays PPP mode of BharatNet implementation in 16 states

🕔20:23, 30.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the revised implementation strategy of BharatNet through Public-Private Partnership mode in 16 states. An official statement said that BharatNet will now extend up to all inhabited villages beyond Gram Panchayats

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DoT further liberalises norms for Other Service Providers

DoT further liberalises norms for Other Service Providers

🕔20:26, 23.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 23  In a boost to the BPO sector in the country, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Wednesday further liberalised the guidelines for Other Service Providers (OSPs). These entities are Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) organisations providing voice-based

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DoT invites applications for telecom equipment PLI from June 4

DoT invites applications for telecom equipment PLI from June 4

🕔06:56, 4.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 4  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Thursday invited applications for the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for telecom and networking equipment from June 4. DoT announced the operational guidelines for the scheme and said that the application

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Telcos working to restore telecom, internet services affected by Cyclone Tauktae

Telcos working to restore telecom, internet services affected by Cyclone Tauktae

🕔16:45, 18.May 2021

New Delhi, May 18  Telecom operators are working closely with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), infrastructure providers (IP) and local authorities to restore the disruption in telecom and internet services caused by Cyclone Tauktae in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnakata, Goa and

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Telcos cannot raise any dispute over AGR dues

Telcos cannot raise any dispute over AGR dues

🕔06:57, 9.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 9  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has issued directions that in respect of AGR dues, there shall be no reassessment, nor the telecom operators be allowed to raise any disputes. The DoT issued the directions through an

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Spectrum auctions to start on March 1

Spectrum auctions to start on March 1

🕔04:52, 7.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 7  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has announced that the next round of spectrum auctions will start on March 1. As per the Notice Inviting Applications issued on Wednesday, telecom companies can apply till February 5. The

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DoT nod for Rs 25k cr RJio-Brookfield tower deal

DoT nod for Rs 25k cr RJio-Brookfield tower deal

🕔15:58, 31.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 31 The Department of Telecommunications has approved the Rs 25,215 crore deal between Reliance Jio and Brookfield Infrastructure. A SEBI filing said: “The DoT through its letter dated August 11, 2020 has approved Rs 1,053.50 million downstream foreign investment

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DoT tells NCLT it’s opposed to any RCom resolution that nullifies statutory dues

DoT tells NCLT it’s opposed to any RCom resolution that nullifies statutory dues

🕔07:19, 22.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 22  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has told the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that DoT remains fundamentally opposed to any resolution plan of RCom and RTL that involves nullifying the DoT’s statutory dues payable under the

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DoT as operational creditor to get zero proceeds from RCom, RTL resolution plan

DoT as operational creditor to get zero proceeds from RCom, RTL resolution plan

🕔18:07, 19.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 19  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) will get zero proceeds out of the resolution plan for Reliance Communications Limited (RCom) and Reliance Telecom Limited (RTL). While the lenders will get Rs 23,000 crore, DoT is an operational

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DoT reviews National Broadband Mission’s progress

DoT reviews National Broadband Mission’s progress

🕔07:19, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 22  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Tuesday reviewed the progress of the National Broadband Mission (NBM) with officials of several states and Union Territories along with officials of Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA), COAI and

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Vodafone Idea pays Rs 1,000 cr more towards AGR dues

Vodafone Idea pays Rs 1,000 cr more towards AGR dues

🕔10:04, 19.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 19  Vodafone Idea on Saturday said that it has paid additional Rs 1,000 crore to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) towards the AGR dues. In a regulatory filing, the company said that with the latest payment, it

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Centre asks telcos, ISPs to block access to banned Chinese apps

Centre asks telcos, ISPs to block access to banned Chinese apps

🕔07:48, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 1  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has directed telecom operators and internet service providers to block access to all the 59 Chinese apps banned by the government with immediate effect, sources said. DoT has asked all the

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Cyclone Nisarga: DoT talks to telcos, infra providers on preparedness

Cyclone Nisarga: DoT talks to telcos, infra providers on preparedness

🕔17:00, 2.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 2 In order to ensure uninterrupted telecom connectivity in Maharashtra, Mumbai and Gujarat in the wake of Cyclone Nisarga, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Tuesday held a meeting with all telecom services and infrastructure providers on

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AGR: DoT seeks SC nod for 20-yr window for payment

AGR: DoT seeks SC nod for 20-yr window for payment

🕔15:35, 16.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 16  In a relief for telecom operators, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking an approval for a 20-year window for payment of around Rs 1.47 lakh crore Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR)

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DoT tells telcos to submit AGR dues self-assessment reports

DoT tells telcos to submit AGR dues self-assessment reports

🕔07:19, 25.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 25  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has issued notice to the telecom companies for submitting their self-assessment of AGR amount at the earliest. While official sources said DoT has sent notice on self assessments, telecom operators said

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DoT clears Bharti Infratel-Indus Tower merger deal: Sources

DoT clears Bharti Infratel-Indus Tower merger deal: Sources

🕔07:03, 22.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 22  The Department of Telecommunications on Friday approved the long-pending merger of Bharti Infratel with Indus Towers to help both telcos, particularly Vodafone Idea, to sell their stakes in the entity to raise funds. Official sources said

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DoT launches ‘5G Hackathon’ with Rs 2.5 cr prize money

DoT launches ‘5G Hackathon’ with Rs 2.5 cr prize money

🕔19:12, 21.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 21  In its endeavour to identify and promote applications relevant to India in the 5G realm, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has launched ‘5G Hackathon’ in association with a number of government, academia and industry stakeholders. The

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DoT discusses 5G trials with telecom players, vendors

DoT discusses 5G trials with telecom players, vendors

🕔07:50, 1.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 01  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Tuesday met telecom operators and equipment vendors to discuss the roadmap for the upcoming 5G trials. The trials are likely to start in next month, sources said. The hour-long meeting

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DoT to appoint e-auctioneer for 5G spectrum auction

DoT to appoint e-auctioneer for 5G spectrum auction

🕔16:18, 26.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 26  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Monday through its request for proposal (RFP) invited bidders to submit applications for selection of an agency to conduct the e-auction of 5G spectrum. The tenure of the contract would

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DoT awaits Law Ministry nod for in-flight connectivity norms

DoT awaits Law Ministry nod for in-flight connectivity norms

🕔22:00, 5.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications is waiting for clearance of the in-flight connectivity norms by the Law Ministry and would notify the rules once it gets a go ahead, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said here on Wednesday.

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