Pakistan cracks down on ‘immoral’ love chat services
Mar11

Pakistan cracks down on ‘immoral’ love chat services

Pakistan has cracked down on “immoral” love chat services offered by mobile phone firms, stifling hopes of illicit romance within the conservative Muslim united states the place dating is frowned upon. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said the ban was once enforced closing month because of protests from oldsters and lawmakers, but critics warn it is the newest try at creeping censorship. The PTA first pulled...

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DoT looking to intercept encryption services available on smartphones
Mar02

DoT looking to intercept encryption services available on smartphones

India and Israel are likely to come closer in the box of telecommunications as division of Telecommunications (DoT) could rope in a Israeli cyber agency for offering options to intercepting encryption services and products to be had on smartphones. Consistent with a document on engagements of Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal’s discuss with to Tel Aviv in the course of closing month, discussions have been held with Verint programs, a...

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Reliance Jio Infocomm gets unified licence for nationwide 4G services
Feb02

Reliance Jio Infocomm gets unified licence for nationwide 4G services

Reliance Industries’ telecom arm Reliance Jio Infocomm has received a unified telecom licence in order to enable it to supply voice telephony and high speed knowledge services and products throughout the united states. The division of Telecommunications Monday licensed supply of unified license to Reliance Jio, the only telecom operator to own nationwise fourth era spectrum or radio waves, sources mentioned. The unified licence...

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Vodafone seeking approval for $2.7 billion buyout in India venture
Jan15

Vodafone seeking approval for $2.7 billion buyout in India venture

British telecom massive Vodafone is learnt to have applied to govt for raising its stake in its Indian arm to 100 percent at an estimated USD 2.7 billion (Rs.16,600 crore). Trade sources mentioned Monday Vodafone has utilized to overseas investment Permission Board (FIPB) for permission to lift its stake in Vodafone India from seventy four p.c to one hundred pc. While Vodafone didn’t right away revert again emails despatched for...

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Spectrum auction set for January; revenue target at Rs. 11,000 crore
Nov20

Spectrum auction set for January; revenue target at Rs. 11,000 crore

  The Department of Telecom is likely to conduct the third round of spectrum auction by January and expects to garner a minimum revenue of about Rs. 11,000 crore this fiscal, a top official said. Replying to a query on expected time-line for the next round of spectrum auction, Telecom Secretary MF Farooqui said, “By January this financial year. That’s what we are working for.” He was speaking on the sidelines of...

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