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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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Government plans new telecom policy by February 2018

Government plans new telecom policy by February 2018

🕔11:12, 8.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 8 The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is planning to finalise the new telecom policy by February 2018, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said here on Tuesday. “We are trying to come out with the new telecom policy by February

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Reliance Communications pays Rs.5,384 crore for spectrum plan

Reliance Communications pays Rs.5,384 crore for spectrum plan

🕔15:55, 20.Jan 2016

Mumbai, Jan 20  Reliance Communications on Wednesday said it has paid Rs.5,383.84 crore to the government as fee toward spectrum sharing and trading in 16 circles for the 800-850 MHz band, two days after it announced a pact on this

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Web portal soon to show real time mobile tower radiation: DoT

Web portal soon to show real time mobile tower radiation: DoT

🕔10:54, 16.Dec 2014

Kochi, Dec 16  Work is on a a web portal which will show real time data of radiation being emitted from mobile towers in a particular area, a telecom department official said. “We are working on a web portal so

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Manmohan Singh, cabinet were confused over DoT policy: Raja

Manmohan Singh, cabinet were confused over DoT policy: Raja

🕔10:25, 2.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 2  Former telecom minister A. Raja, defending himself in the 2G spectrum allocation case, Tuesday told a special court here that then prime minister Manmohan Singh and cabinet members were “completely under confusion” created by “vested interests”

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