The current secretary in the Department of Pharmaceuticals, PD Vaghela, has been appointed as the next Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), replacing RS Sharma, who retires on September 30. A 1986 batch IAS officer, Vaghela was previously the commissioner of commercial tax in Gujarat and playedRead More →

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended auctions with one of the largest quanta of spectrum on offer – more than 8,500 MHz, which at reserve price is valued at around Rs. 5.7 lakh crore. ICRA expects a relatively muted participation fetching around Rs. 55,000 – 60,000 crore to theRead More →

A national conference on the framework for other service providers (OSP) and BPO industry was held at Vigyan Bhavan on 13 May. It saw active participation from Government representatives and industry stakeholders. The conference was convened by CMAI Association of India (CMAI), Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association of India (TEMA), BPORead More →