Telecom sector Current Affairs, GK & News

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act was passed by Parliament in 1997 to regulate telecom services in India. 25 Years of TRAI Act To commemorate the 25 years journey of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act, a seminar on “25 Years of TRAI Act: Way Forward for Stakeholders (Telecom, Broadcasting, IT, ..

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Cabinet approves relief package for Telecom Companies

The Union cabinet has approved a relief package for telecom sector on September 15, 2021. The relief package includes a four-year moratorium on payment of statutory dues by telecom companies. Highlights Cabinet has also allowed 100 percent foreign investment (FDI) through the automatic route. Overall, nine structural reforms have been approved for the telecom sector. ..

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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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Senior IAS Officer PD Vaghela appointed TRAI Chairman

On September 28, 2020, senior IAS Officer PD Vaghela was appointed as the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory of India) Chairman. HE has succeeded RS Sharma. About PD Vaghela He is a Gujarat-Cadre IAS Officer. He is currently in the Department of Pharmaceuticals that operates under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. Prior to this, he was the ..

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Call Data Record

Telecom operators recently red flagged the increasing number of instances where the government is seeking call data records in bulk. About CDR The CDR or call data record is a string of information about a mobile phone number. This is from a specific time period. The CDR of a subscriber gives information such as call ..

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