The first meeting of the Telecom Commission under the new government is scheduled for June 13 to discuss a host of issues, including the broadband project, spectrum auction, mobile services in Naxal-infected areas and spectrum sharing norms.
Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission is likely to meet next week to discuss a host of issues including broadband project, spectrum auction, mobile services in naxal-infested areas and spectrum sharing norms. "DoT is ready with most of the issues for deliberation at Telecom Commission. Only final date has to be decided.
Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission is likely to meet on May 15, mainly to discuss spectrum trading and auction-related matters. "Telecom Commission is proposed for May 15. DoT will place spectrum trading, 800 Mhz band auction and some other matters before it," said an official source. The panel includes representatives from Finance Ministry, Planning Commission, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion and some others besides the Department of Telecom.
Inter-Ministerial panel Telecom Commission may take a call tomorrow on long-pending issues, including the spectrum usage charge, that may decide the fate of the upcoming spectrum auction.
The Telecom Commission has recommended raising the reserve price for mobile phone spectrum auctions by 15 percent more than the price suggested by the Telecom Regulator Authority of India (TRAI) in the 1,800 megahertz (MHz) and by 25 percent in the 900 MHz.