Department of Telecommunications: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

DoT approves merger of Tata group with Bharti Airtel

The Department of telecommunications (DoT) recently approved the merger of consumer mobile operations of the Tata group with Bharti Airtel. During the month of October 2017, the Tata group announced that the company would sell its consumer mobile business to Bharti Airtel. After nearly two years of their plan, the final approval has been granted ..

FDI Limit of Bharti Airtel now up to 100 Percent: DoT

Delhi based global telecommunication service provider, Bharti Airtel recently got approval from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to increase the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) limit up to 100% of the paid-up capital from the earlier limit of 49%. The company already received permission from the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) for overseas portfolio investors to invest ..

Telecom dept may approach TRAI on spectrum recommendations

The department of telecommunications (DoT) may approach the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for reviewing its recommendations on the quantum and pricing of spectrum to be offered in the airwave auctions, scheduled for the current financial year (2019-20). Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has asked the Centre to reserve the 100 MHz quantity of 5G ..

Tarang Sanchar

Tarang Sanchar is a web portal for information sharing on Mobile Towers and Electromagnetic frequency (EMF) Emission Compliance. It has been developed in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode by Department of Telecommunications with Industry The portal has a public interface with a map-based search feature which will help users view the mobile towers in any ..