Department of Telecommunications

1st International Quantum Communication Conclave

With the vision that India should lead in the development of telecom technologies and standards, the Department of Telecom organized the ‘First International Quantum Communication Conclave’ on 27-28 March 2023 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Inaugural of the ‘First ..

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What is CBuD App?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched the ‘Call Before u Dig’ (CBuD) app, an initiative of the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications. The app aims to prevent losses of about Rs 3,000 crore ($400 million) every year due ..

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National Security Directive on Telecom Sector

The Cabinet Committee on Security recently announced the National Security Directive on Telecommunication sector. It will mandate service providers to purchase equipment from trusted sources. It has been framed in the perspective of national security. Under the provisions, the Government ..

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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 ..

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 ..

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5G trials to start in Jan-Mar quarter this fiscal: DoT

The 5G (the fifth generation of wireless technology) trials are expected to begin in the last quarter of current fiscal (2019-2020). The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has received 12 applications for 5G trials and it has neither approved nor rejected ..

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