DoT’s Plan to Mandate Data Networks in Uncovered Villages Might Endanger National Security

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is considering to behest data networks or 4G technology in state-funded connectivity programs...

Telecom Gear Source Codes Will Be Used for Testing Purpose: DoT

In the past, the Government of India asked the equipment makers to share the source codes for network...

DoT Orders Mandatory Telecom Gear Testing From Oct 1; Foreign Vendors Oppose

Swedish and Chinese telecom vendors are likely to oppose the telecom department’s new order on mandatory testing and...

Jio Seeks DoT Nod to Test Own 5G Equipment

Reliance Jio has reportedly sought the Department of Telecommunications’ approval to conduct lab testing of 5G products that...

Government Might Defer 5G Spectrum Sale to 2021

Government of India might defer 5G spectrum sale in 2021 and focus on 4G auction in 2020. Officials...

India Adds 3.85 Million Connections in February, Overall Tele-Density at 88.95%

India has added 3.85 million telephone connections in February as the total number of connections in the country...

DoT Online Tower Clearance Glitch Could Hassle Installation of 50,000 Towers

Telecom operators have been facing issues as DoT’s online clearance of installing a new tower is facing technical...

Finance Ministry Task Force Considers DoT’s 5G Spectrum Price Exorbitant

A task force assembled by Finance Ministry noted that that 5G spectrum pricing set by DoT is too...

Telephone Connections Increase by 4.39 Million in January, Thanks to Jammu and Kashmir

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Monday said in a report that the number of telephone connections in...

Government Might Activate New SIMs in Lockdown Period

Telecom operators have been working hard to provide seamless network connectivity to users amid the lockdown period. Since...

Telecom Operations Might Fully Shut Down in Virus Hotspots

As the threat of COVID-19 is increasing drastically, the government of India has labelled various hotspots. These hotspots...

Average Indian User Consuming 9GB Data per Month, Says DoT

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Monday has released its annual report for the financial year 2019-20 highlighting...