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01 Dec 2022, 09:13

Don't install 5G base stations near airports, DoT tells telcos

Don't install 5G base stations near airports, DoT tells telcos

Don't install 5G base stations near airports, DoT tells telcos

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has sent a letter to telecom providers Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone not to install C-band 5G base stations within the 2.1 km range of Indian airports with immediate effect, as C-Band 5G can create problems with the aircraft's radio (radar) altimeters, which they rely on during takeoff and landing, and to help avoid crashing into mountains.

Your mobile bills could up in 2023 as telcos focus on profitability
29 Nov 2022, 16:49

Your mobile bills could up in 2023 as telcos focus on profitability

Indian telecom operators continue to have one of the lowest monthly average revenue per user (USD 2.5) and the highest monthly data usage (20 GB) in the world.

Trai releases recommendations on licensing framework for establishing, operating satellite earth station gateway
29 Nov 2022, 16:45

Trai releases recommendations on licensing framework for establishing, operating satellite earth station gateway

Among the recommendations, Trai suggested there shall be a separate satellite earth station gateway (SESG) licence under the Indian Telegraph Act, the SESG licence will not form part of the Unified License (UL) and the service area for the SESG licence shall be at a national level. Unified License implies that a customer can get all types of telecom services from a unified licence operator.