Department of Telecom (DoT) Current Affairs, GK & News

DoT to fine Rs 10,000 for fraud messages

Department of Telecom (DoT) has proposed to fine Rs 10,000 for fraud messages in order to tighten noose on pesky callers. Key Points DoT will put a fine of Rs 10,000 for every call and SMS made by telemarketers after 50 violations. Norms were made more stringent by reducing slabs for levying penalty to Rs ..

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TRAI released new framework for broadcasting & cable services

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released new framework for broadcasting and cable services by amending interconnection regulations of 2017. Background Regulation of 2017 provides a framework for technical compliance of conditional access system (CAS) and subscriber management system (SMS) in broadcasting and cable sector. Framework is incorporated as schedule IX in Interconnection Regulations, ..

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Cabinet approved PLI scheme for Telecom Sector

The government of India has approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) norms for the telecom sector on February 17, 2021. Key Facts The approval of the PLI scheme was given for telecom and network equipment manufacturing in a bid to boost the local manufacturing of the components. PLI scheme on telecom sector will be effective ..

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Union Government unblocks 32 websites

Union Government has unblocked 32 websites which were blocked earlier in November 2014. These websites were unblocked after they had promised to cooperate with the authorities and remove objectionable content. They were blocked for carrying anti-India views and spreading banned terrorist outfit Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) propaganda. Background Earlier in November 2014, ..

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