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DoT Considering Pan India Secure Network Exclusively For The Government

Monday, January 9, 2012 | More »

Internet security has been a concern for the Indian government for a long time now. As per the information tracked and reported to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) a total of 90, 119, 252 and 117 Government websites were hacked in the year 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 (till June) r...

Operators Fail To Meet Roll Out Obligations; Receive Notices From DoT

After Etisalat and Idea Cellular, five more telcos will now receive notices from the Indian government for not rolling out their services after acquiring licences. Under the rules, telecom operators are required to set up networks within one year from the date of allocation of spectrum. In December,...

25 March, 2011 | More »

Government Fails To Spend Over Rs 20,000 Crore For Rural Telecom Roll Out

This is a curious case of inefficiency. The government had introduced a 5% levy on telecom operators for the Universal Service Obligation Fund (read: funds for rural telecom rollout), but the government has failed in spending this money. The government auditor CAG has pulled up the Department of Tel...

19 March, 2011 | More »