Whenever Trai issues any regulation to protect consumer interests, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) starts leveling reckless and unfounded allegations against the regulator. This has become its regular practice ever since the launch of services by Reliance-Jio in September 2016.
This is the concluding part (Part 3) of the series on e-commerce companies and it deals with Snapdeal. Part-1 covered Flipkart while Part-2 focused on Amazon and Paytm.
A two conference was held on 15 & 16.01.2018 in Guwahati on the implementation of BharatNet and other major telecom projects in the North Eastern Region. On the 1st day, the conference was chaired by Aruna Sundararajan, Telecom Secretary, while on the 2nd day it was chaired by the telecom minister Manoj Sinha.
The DoT is considering a proposal of the defence forces to connect Network for Spectrum (NFS) project to the border outposts claiming that no one envisaged this requirement when the original network was designed.
BharatNet Phase II is being rolled out for providing broadband connectivity to the remaining 150,000 Gram Panchayats (GPs). The implementation of Phase II is to be done through States, Private Sector and CPSUs by using an optimal mix of media (OFC, Radio and satellite) for connecting GPs. The status of state led model is shown…
Dr VK Saraswat, Member of Niti Ayog has written to the telecom secretary asking her to organize a meeting of states which are implementing BharatNet phase-II project on their own with the financial assistance of the centre. He has objected to the deployment of IP-MPLS technology in the project by them. According to him, this
The Department of Telecommunications has sought the decision of the Telecom Commission for accepting DoT’s comments on Trai’s recommendations on regulatory framework for Internet Telephony. Once approved, this will allow
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 135.86 cr Google after finding that the company abused its dominant position in online general web search and search advertising in India. The ruling was based on a complaint filed in 2012 by Matrimony.com and Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) against the…
Taking the BharatNet project to the next stage, the DoT has approved Rs 693.41 crore for providing last mile connectivity through WiFi at all the remaining Gram Panchayats in six states. DoT has put up the proposal for taking further approval of the Telecom Commission.
Mobile 4G data has been on surge since the launch of Reliance Jio in India. A data war is going on between the telecom service providers to provide the maximum amount of data at a reasonable cost. Every other day, data prices are going down and becoming more affordable than ever before.