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SC panel to recommend SIM card issuance procedure to Telcom firms

The Supreme Court has set up a joint expert panel to recommend the procedure for the telecom firms for properly identifying the customers before issuing SIM cards to them. The panel comprising officials of the DoT (Department of Telecommunications) and the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) will submit its report to the government within ..

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SC extends deadline for 2G license auction from June 2, 2012 to August 31, 2012

The Supreme Court has extended the deadline for fresh auctioning of 2G spectrum licenses from June 2, 2012 to August 31, 2012 and the existing licenses for 2G spectrum will continue to be operational till September 7, 2012. The February 2, 2012 order SC cancelling 122 licenses, allocated during the tenure of A Raja, will ..

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TRAI set base price for spectrum auction

TRAI (Telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) set Rs 3,622.18 Crore as the base or minimum price for pan-India spectrum in the auction of radio waves which is to be held after the Supreme Court cancelling 122 licenses. This minimum or base price (Rs 3,622.18 Crore) set is around 10 times higher than the ..

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Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations 2010

Telecom Users all over India have been eased from unwelcome commercial calls and messages. The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations 2010 was formally inaugurated by Kapil Sibal, Communications and Information Technology Minister. Here are brief notes: The regulations will facilitate consumers to list themselves on the National Consumer Preference Register, NCPR by merely dialling ..

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Highest Mobile Density in India is in Himachal Pradesh

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) says that wireless tele-density in urban India s 21 circles is 150 per cent. It is 430.5% in urban Himachal Pradesh, while the number for Delhi is 209%. In rural areas too, Himachal leads the country with tele-density of 66 per cent; in Haryana and Punjab, it is above ..

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