TRAI Chairman R S Sharma has said that apps should collect minimal data just as UIDAI does to give 12-digit Aadhar numbers to people.
COAI has approached the Telecom Department (DoT) flagging operational issues in implementing a directive that mandates use of an IWF list for blocking online child sexual abuse content, and said such sites should be barred as per the 'Interpol list' provided by the department.
Protesting against the Department of Telecommunications' (DoT) discriminatory treatment regarding bank guarantee, Reliance Communications (RCOM) has written to the telecom secretary flagging the issue, according to sources.
Industry body COAI has opposed 'de-licensing' of 'E and V bands' and made an aggressive pitch to the telecom department to allot them to mobile operators for backhaul usage.
Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said today that the government has approved the Idea Cellular and Vodafone India merger, the sector's biggest, but the companies need to complete some formalities for the final closure of the deal.
The telecom ministry (DoT) today granted conditional approval to the long-pending merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular that will create the country's largest mobile services operator, an official source said.
Internet entrepreneur and Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the United States to face racketeering and criminal copyright charges, New Zealand’s Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday.
The Telecom Commission, the apex decision making body in the telecom department, is scheduled to meet on July 11 to discuss proposed new telecom policy, according to official sources.
TRAI suggested that auction would not be feasible for grant of permission for uplinking and downlinking of TV channels
DoT will seek a bank guarantee of around Rs 2,100 crore for clearing Idea Cellular's planned merger with Vodafone India, a government source said.