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Indian consultation on spectrum for railway communications
Jun 24, 2019
by Toby Youell

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a consultation on its spectrum policy for railway radiocommunication systems between train and trackside. It is hoped that spectrum can enable broadband communications for the operation of India's vast railway network. Comments must be submitted to TRAI by July 22, while… Read more...

Future Indian consultation on spectrum for government-owned mobile operators
Mar 27, 2019
by Toby Youell

It is reported that India's independent regulator, TRAI, will hold a consultation on spectrum assignments for two state-owned mobile operators, BSNL and MTNL. The operators, which struggle to make money, are interested in gaining spectrum directly from the government, rather than through an auction. Read more...

India Draft National Digital Communications Policy 2018 consultation
May 08, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

India's department of telecommunications is inviting public comments on its Draft National Digital Communications Policy 2018  published on 1 May 2018. The draft document lays out a policy and principles framework that intends to help create a competitive telecom market that can help to strengthen India’s economy through the adoption of a variety… Read more...

India Voice services on LTE Consultation
Mar 19, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

On February 26, 2018 India's TRAI opened a consultation regarding the provision of voice services over LTE networks. The consultation calls for feedback on a variety of issues regarding the quality of voice services delivered over LTE networks. The consultation was originally scheduled to end on March 16, 2018, however… Read more...

India Public Mobile Radio Trunking Service consultation
Feb 12, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

India's TRAI has opened a public consultation on the proposed methods for the assignment of spectrum for the provision of public mobile radio trunking services . The TRAI is seeking feedback on a variety of issues on relating to the assignment of spectrum for this service including: The assignment method to… Read more...

India Consultation on national telecom policy for 2018
Jan 08, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

The TRAI has called for feedback on the regulators national telecom policy for 2018.  This touches on a wide range of broadcasting,  wired and wireless internet and communication services. With regards to spectrum and spectrum management the TRAI will look at improving WiFi access, improving national wireless broadband access and… Read more...

India: Consultation on Next Generation Public Protection and Disaster Relief Communications Networks
Oct 16, 2017
by Patrick Gahan

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is seeking responses  on whether a future public protection and disaster relief network should be wholly dedicated, commercial or a combination of the two. With regards to spectrum the consultation also explores whether there is a need for dedicated spectrum for public protection and disaster… Read more...

India: consultation on auction of 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300-3400 MHz, 3400-3600 MHz
Sep 14, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

The Indian government plans to auction spectrum in the 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300-3400 MHz and 3400-3600 MHz bands. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is seeking comment on applicable reserve prices, amount of spectrum to be auctioned and associated… Read more...

Issues related to Digital Radio Broadcasting in India
Jul 27, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is inviting views on whether measures need to be taken to encourage the deployment of digital radio in the FM bands. The state-owned All India Radio (AIR) is in the process of deploying digital services in medium wave (MW) and short wave (SW)… Read more...

India: Network testing before commercial launch of services
May 18, 2017
by admin_pt

TRAI has launched a consultation paper outlining the licence requirements during test-phase (i.e., the period prior to the start of commercial services).  The Indian telecom regulator considers it important to structure a framework on testing applicable systems before the commencement of commercial services in order to ensure it meets the quality of… Read more...