Department of Telecommunications Current Affairs, GK & News
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 of India will declare a list of trusted sources and trusted products to be installed ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
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 ..
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 ..
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 any applicant’s proposal so far. However, it is still unknown that whether the government has ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
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 ..
Topics: 5G • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited • Department of Telecommunications • Indian Telecom Spectrum Auction • Ministry of Communications and Information Technology • Mobile telecommunications • Technology • Telecom Advisory Committee • Telecommunications • Telecommunications in India