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Under BharatNet, the committee expects retail broadband services should be available at prices below Rs 150 a month in poorer states.
DTH operators may offer additional schemes including bundled schemes and rental schemes, TRAI said.
The NOFN project was conceived in 2011 and deadline to connect all panchayats was fixed by end of 2013 then deferred to September 2015 by UPA government.
The inconsistencies were acknowledged by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), which said it was "well seized of the matter."
The payments totalling Rs 10,791 cr on Tuesday, were a part of the nearly Rs 29,000 cr that the auction winners need to pay by April 8.
The inconsistencies were acknowledged by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), which said it was "well seized of the matter."
The inconsistencies were acknowledged by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), which said it was "well seized of the matter."
Mobile call and service rates can go up by 12-15% to make up for Rs 1,09,874.91 spectrum price telecom operators need to pay to govt, COAI said.
Airtel has paid about Rs 5,000 crore while Idea Cellular deposited around Rs 2,000 crore as part payment for spectrum they acquired in auction last week.
The company has realigned its business units to better serve diverse needs of its enterprise customer base in India and overseas.
Car makers such as Mercedes and General Motors Co as well as tech giants like Google and Apple are already developing driverless vehicles.
Telecos that bid Rs 1,09,784 crore to retain and enhance their spectrum holdings will have to bear higher costs and debt, Moody’s Investors Service said.
Govt expects telecom operators "by & large" to make an upfront payment of about Rs 29K cr for spectrum they won in auction though the last date for the same is April 8.
Expressing concerns over spectrum scarcity in the country, Khullar said the availability of airwaves in India is less than 40 per cent as compared to European nations.
At present, mobile number portability allows subscribers to change mobile network while retaining their number in same telecom circles.
The government is expected to finalise most-awaited spectrum sharing and trading guidelines in three months, Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg said.
Home Ministry reiterated to the service providers that they have to maintain utmost precaution in issuing SIM cards and ensure proper verification.
Government received total payment commitment of Rs 1,09,874.91 crore from seven leading telecom operators in spectrum auction which ended on March 25.
Katsushi Inoue will be named president and CEO from April as the incumbent Hironori Kanayama is due to retire and return to Japan.
Under the deal, Huawei is modernising Tata Teleservices’ pan-India internet protocol-based core network.
Reliance Jio has in the past entered into swap deals with other operators with DoT's approval to arrive at the most efficient configuration.
Behind the headline-grabbing numbers were weeks of high-stakes strategy devised and executed in ultra-secure war rooms by handpicked executives.
Uninor, which did not buy additional spectrum in the recently concluded auction, will look to acquire radio waves through other options.
Sources said a view is firming up within telecos to make the first payout early even though they have an option to make it by the first week of April.
The deal will be completed by April 6, in an all-cash transaction. the 31-bed Fortis Surgical Hospital offers advanced surgical procedures.