Government Imposes Rs 323 cr Fine on Telcos for Violating CAF Norms

Government Imposes Rs 323 cr Fine on Telcos for Violating CAF Norms

The government has imposed fines of Rs 323.56 crore on telecom operators in nine months of the current fiscal for violating rules pertaining to verification of subscribers. It has however recovered only Rs 62.15 crore from them. “Total financial penalty...
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About 81,000 Complaints Against Telecom Operators in 2015

About 81,000 Complaints Against Telecom Operators in 2015

Complaints against mobile service providers have increased to 80,947 last year, up from 68,691 in 2014, government said Wednesday. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Department of Telecom (DoT) received 57,634 complaints in 2015 compared with 50,197...
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MTNL Gets Rs 429 Crore For Surrender Of 800 MHz Spectrum

MTNL Gets Rs 429 Crore For Surrender Of 800 MHz Spectrum

State-owned MTNL on Thursday said it has received Rs 428.95 crore from government for surrendering spectrum in the 800 MHz band, used for providing CDMA mobile services in the country. The government had approved to compensate MTNL, which telecom service...
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Telecom Tower Companies To See 10% Growth Over 2 Years

Telecom Tower Companies To See 10% Growth Over 2 Years

Telecom tower companies in India will post a revenue growth of about 10 per cent over the next two years as mobile operators are expanding their 3G and 4G footprint and will seek to lease more tower space, Moody’s Investors...
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