December 31st, 2018 6:19 PM 1 COMMENTS

Amidst Financial Stress, Indian Telecom Sector Witnessed Major Developments in 2018: Year in Review

Amid continued financial distress, the Indian telecom sector witnessed major developments in 2018, including the introduction of the National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) and significant market consolidation. Talks of the country moving towards 5G network by 2020, efforts of companies trying to monetise their assets to strengthen their balance sheets and fulfilling their debt obligations also made headlines during the year. NDCP 2018 to Attract $100 Billion Worth of Investments... Read More

September 25th, 2018 5:31 PM 23 COMMENTS

Government Is Keen on Rolling Out 5G Services in India at Par With the World by 2020: Manoj Sinha

The Indian government is betting big on 5G for the last few years, claiming that they're planning to roll out the next generation telecom services in the country alongside other nations such as the United States, China and others. Today, Telecom Minister, Manoj Sinha has reiterated the same again, stating that the Indian government is keen on providing 5G services in India by 2020. Furthermore, spoke about the upcoming telecom... Read More

June 12th, 2018 6:18 PM 2 COMMENTS

Telecom Policy 2018 is Expected to Receive Cabinet Approval by the End of July: Manoj Sinha

The National Digital Communications Policy 2018, which was proposed in the first week of May is now expected to receive cabinet approval by the end of July. The telecom policy is expected to be in place by July 2018 said Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha. "By July-end I am hopeful that the Cabinet approval will come for the National Digital Communications Policy," Sinha told reporters here. Sinha spoke to reporters at... Read More

May 8th, 2018 8:38 PM 0 COMMENTS

NDCP 2018 Draft Focuses on Making the Sector Financially Strong: ASSOCHAM

Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has welcomed the draft National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018 that provides much-needed impetus for light-touch, technology friendly framework to propel innovation and efficiency via communications. Stating the ASSOCHAM view, Mr D S Rawat, Secretary General, said, “the telecommunications sector is a critical enabler for Digital India and this proposed new policy is designed to empower Indian telecom to fulfil this designated role to achieve the... Read More

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