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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is the authority that overlooks the telecommunication policies in India.

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TA Associates and Argan (Mauritius) Limited to Invest Approximately USD 500 Million in Atria Convergence Technologies
Business Wire IndiaTA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, and Argan (Mauritius), a company controlled by Indium V, today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to invest approximately USD 500 million to acquire shares of Atria Convergence Technologies Pvt. Ltd

GSMA Warns of Consequences of High Reserve Prices in India’s Forthcoming Spectrum Auction
Business Wire IndiaTom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement on the Telecom Commission’s decision to increase reserve prices for India’s upcoming 2100MHz spectrum auction:

GSMA Supports TRAI Recommendations for India’s Forthcoming Spectrum Auction
Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) recommendations on India’s upcoming spectrum auction:

DEN Networks Selects STMicroelectronics to Broaden Market Access to HD Zappers and Grow Subscriber Base
ST's highly-integrated, secure, and optimized HD cable chipset allows DEN to deliver great user experience in entry-level set-top boxes

Lex Witness Presents The 2nd Annual Edition of Media, Advertising & Entertainment Legal Summit 2013 in New Delhi
Lex Witness - India’s 1st Magazine on Legal and Corporate Affairs today hosted a well-conceptualized The 2nd Annual Edition of Media, Advertising & Entertainment Legal Summit (MAELS) 2013 at Hotel Le Méridien in New Delhi

CASBAA India Forum 2013: Delivering on India's Digital Dream
CASBAA's annual India Forum concluded on an optimistic note on the state of digitisation in the country. The CASBAA India Forum was held on 7 March in New Delhi, attracting a host of government and industry professionals weighing in on the multichannel TV market in India

Electrovaya, Accompanying Prime Minister Harper's Trade Mission to India, Signs Two MOUs for Lithium Ion Batteries for Automotive and Telecom Applications
Electrovaya Inc

Cellular operators in India express reservation over spectrum pricing
The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has expressed its disagreement with the spectrum pricing and auction procedure, even as it outlined loopholes in the recent recommendations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on the auction process.

Four telecom chiefs to meet Sibal on spectrum pricing controversy
Union Telecommunications Minister Kapil Sibal is likely to meet the chiefs of four telecom companies-Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Telenor-on Wednesday.

Write down of remaining book values in India
During the first quarter 2012, Uninor's operational performance in India has developed according to plan. Following the Supreme Court's ruling in February to cancel Uninor's licenses and the recent recommendation from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) regarding the 2G license re-auction, the uncertainty has increased significantly

TRAI takes steps to stop misleading tariff advertisements
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has announced measures to improve transparency in telecom tariff offers so that telecom subscribers can choose the best available tariff plans.

CASBAA India Forum 2012: Digitisation and Beyond
Despite a nearly US$7 billion multichannel TV market, only 60% of India's vast population owns a television. The CASBAA India Forum 2012: Beyond Digital, staged on 20 March 2012 at the Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi, will examine important issues affecting multichannel TV in India

Indian market has a lot of depth, says Sibal
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal, who met Norwegian Information Technology Minister Rigmor Aasrud, here on Tuesday said the Indian market has a lot of depth and one should not doubt its capability to attract investments.

TEMA Suggests the Way for Recovery of INR 50,000 Crores to Government from Five Leading Telecom Operators
The Telecom Equipment Manufacturer’s Association (TEMA) of India in a communication to Honorable Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh has suggested strong regulatory guidelines to enforce the withdrawal of diesel subsidy to the telecom service providers or alternately introduce appropriate onetime Tax per tower on the telecom service providers and telecom tower companies

2G Scam: Subramanian Swamy hopes for A. Raja's conviction by year-end
Janata Party president and the main petitioner in the 2G scam Subramanian Swamy has said he is hoping that former telecom minister A. Raja is convicted by the end of the year.

2G Scam: Ex-telecom secretary Siddharth Behura gets bail
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to former union telecom secretary Siddharth Behura in connection with the 2G spectrum scam case.

Cable TV digitization will be beneficial to operators: Ambika Soni
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Wednesday assured that the reformed Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Bill, which aims to digitize the cable sector across the country, would be beneficial to the cable operators.

TRAI releases consultation paper on "auction of spectrum"
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released consultation paper on "auction of spectrum", and has asked for written comments on the issues raised in the paper from the stakeholders by March 21 and counter-comments by March 28.

2G scam: Supreme Court adjourns bail hearing of Chandolia, Behura to March 13
The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of bail petitions of R.K. Chandolia and Siddharth Behura in connection with the 2G spectrum scam case to March 13.

2G scam: Supreme Court to hear bail petitions of Chandolia, Behura
The Supreme Court will hear the bail petitions of R.K. Chandolia and Siddharth Behura on Friday in connection with the 2G spectrum scam case.

Delta Announces the Launch of First Fuel Cell Powered Telecom Tower for Idea Cellular in Madhya Pradesh
Delta Power Solutions announces the launch of first fuel cell powered telecom tower for Idea Cellular in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is arguably the first ever project of its kind in India which is based on sustainable business model for mass deployment. In the first phase of the project, 30 telecom towers will be powered with this green technology

Govt. panel to choose new TRAI chairman by May 2012
A high level search-cum-selection committee comprising of Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, Principal Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office Pulok Chatterjee, Secretary (Presonnel) P K Mishra, Telecom Secretary R Chandrashekhar and Advisor to Prime Minister Sam Pitroda will soon take a decision on who will be the next chief of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Telenor to fight against 2G-license cancellation
Norway's telecom company, Telenor has planned to appeal against the Supreme Court order to cancel 22 telecom licenses held by its Indian joint venture, Uninor.

TRAI releases pre-consultation paper on allocation of 2G spectrum
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released a pre-consultation paper on "allocation of spectrum in 2G band in 22 service areas by auction" for comments of the stakeholders.

TRAI to abide by SC verdict on 2G scam
Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), J. S. Sharma said that the Supreme Court verdict on the controversial 2G-spectrum scam is final, and it will abide by the apex court's ruling.

Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram not responsible for 2G spectrum loss: Sibal
Welcoming the Supreme Court's judgement of quashing 122 spectrum licences, Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and then Finance Minister P Chidambaram were not responsible for the loss of revenue in the 2G allocation scam.

Apex Court Ruling Leaves Telecom Consumers in the Lurch
Sick of being regularly shortchanged by your telecom service provider? Well, get used to it as you can go nowhere to seek remedial action. A study done by a New Delhi based consumer-help firm Akosha has revealed

TRAI says Raja followed govt. policy on 2G spectrum allocation
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday gave a much needed boost to jailed former union telecom minister A Raja, when it said that Raja had followed government policy in the distribution of 2G spectrum allocation.

PMO clarifies its position on granting of license for spectrum allocation
Seeking to clarify its position on the unwarranted inferences being drawn from one of its notings on the allocation of spectrum, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has said that it had not looked the other way on issues related to the telecom scam.

2G scam: CBI to file first charge sheet against Raja, others today
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will file its first charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and some of his close aides in connection with 2G spectrum scam on Saturday.

2G scam: CBI to file status report in Supreme Court
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to file its final status report in the Supreme Court against former Telecom Minister A Raja and some of his close aides in connection with 2G spectrum scam today.

Delhi to Host the 1st Annual India and China Lithium-ion Technology Forum
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has indicated positive growth of 771.18 mobile telecom subscriptions in January 2011 with the percentage of rural subscribers growing into the urban marketshare. The rural markets picked up roughly a quarter percent. Combined, the total penetration of the mobile tele-density has reached 64.74%

Not aware of methods used in FCFS spectrum allocation: PM
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that he was not aware of the methodology of the controversial First-Come, First-Serve (FCFS) policy followed for 2G spectrum allocation by former Telecom Minister A Raja.

TRAI recommends over six-fold cost for 2G spectrum
In tune with the estimated loss pointed out by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in the 2G spectrum scam, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has recommended Rs 10,972.45 crore for a pan-India license with 6.2-megahertz spectrum.

CBI grills Raja for third time in 2G scam
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned former Telecom Minister A Raja for the third time in connection with alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G spectrum to certain telecom firms between October 2007 and 2008.

Pacnet Boosts Capabilities in India With New International Gateway
Pacnet today announced the launch of its international gateway in Chennai, enabling the delivery of Pacnet's full suite of robust, high-speed international connectivity solutions to meet India's growing demand for bandwidth.

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