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Business Other News 27 Mar 2020 Telcos seek addition ...

Telcos seek additional spectrum from DoT to meet data demand

PTI
Published Mar 27, 2020, 3:40 pm IST
Updated Mar 27, 2020, 3:40 pm IST
Additional spectrum allocation to meet the rising load on networks due to the ongoing lockdown mandating people to stay at home
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New Delhi: The DoT has asked telecom operators to submit their requirement for additional spectrum necessitated due to the upsurge in data consumption because of the lockdowm to the Wireless Planning Commission, according to industry sources.

Telecom operators have requested the Department of Telecom(DoT) for additional spectrum allocation to meet the rising load on networks due to the ongoing lockdown mandating people to stay at home.

 

"The DoT has asked all telecom operators to submit their requirement of spectrum circle wise for both access and backhaul spectrum to the Wireless Planning Commission. The department will take call on spectrum allocation thereafter," an industry source, who did not wish to be named, told PTI.

Vodafone Idea on Thursday said it is monitoring traffic pattern and remains confident of handling surge in voice and data services demand amid country-wide lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus, as the company made an appeal to the telecom department to clear pending applications for spectrum allocation.

Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Director General Rajan S Mathews said the industry has requested local authorities across various states to allow use of sealed mobile towers so that network load can be handled to support work from home during the lockdown period.

Telecom operators have seen up to 100 per cent hike in data demand in some of the circles after the lockdown.

COAI has urged mobile consumers to use data networks responsibly, so that critical services can run smoothly on communications infrastructure.

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