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Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2015

In October 2015, the Department of Telecom has issued the much awaited spectrum trading guidelines.  Spectrum trading refers to transfer of rights to use the spectrum. After spectrum trading, the associated rights and obligations of the spectrum block shall stand transferred from the seller operator to the buyer operator. Under spectrum trading, only outright transfer ..

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Issues Around Dropped Calls

A tech friendly prime minister curses his government for the irritation caused by the call drops. The concerned minister asks the telecom regulator to issue guidelines to make it mandatory for the telecom companies to take action. This article is a backgrounder on this issue. What is a Dropped Call? A dropped call can be ..

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Rs. 14,000 crore : 2G spectrum auction base price

For the auctioning of 122 license which were cancelled by the apex court, the central govt has fixed the base price of Rs. 14,000 crore for 5 MHz of pan-India 2G spectrum in the 1800-MHz GSM. The reserve price for 5 MHz of CDMA spectrum: Rs. 18,200 crore, 1.3 times the price of GSM spectrum. ..

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M-money transfer

The Department of Posts will soon implement a mobile-based money remittance service in various parts of the country. It has selected 4 circles in which the services will be implemented. These are: · Kerala · Bihar · Punjab · Delhi What is m-money transfer? It also called mobile money transfer, which nothing but just another ..

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EGoM advocates fixing min. price for CDMA Airwaves in the 800 MHz band at 1.3 times the Base Price for GSM Airwaves in the 1800 MHz band

An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by home minister P Chidambaram finalized the rules for upcoming second generation (2G) spectrum auctions, recommending the fixing of minimum price for CDMA airwaves in the 800 MHz band at 1.3 times the base price for GSM airwaves in the 1800 MHz band. The EGoM rejected the Department ..

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