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The Supreme Court on Monday asked Department of Telecom (DoT) to explain how it plans to recover Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) related dues from telecom companies facing insolvency proceedings. Continue Reading

India decides not to use Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation

The Department of Telecom (DoT) is set to ask state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) not to use Chinese telecom gear in its 4G upgradation, which is being supported as part of the company’s revival package, reports said. Continue Reading

Government to initiate tracking of lost, stolen mobiles next month

The government will launch a technology solution next month to enable detection of lost or stolen mobile phones that are operating in the country, an official said. The tracking system would make the detection of stolen mobile phones possible even if the SIM card is removed or unique code IMEI number is changed, the official revealed. Continue Reading

COAI approach DoT to stop online sale of signal boosters

After making a direct appeal to e-tailers, industry body COAI has now sought Telecom Department’s intervention to stop the rampant sale of mobile signal boosters and repeaters on certain e-commerce sites despite restrictions. Continue Reading