Cellular operators' association COAI has favoured a steep hike in international termination charges to Rs 3.50 a minute against 53 paise per minute at present.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is currently in the midst of reviewing these rates, paid by foreign carriers for terminating international calls in India.
"Today, there is a 20:1 imbalance between incoming and outgoing international calls. In order to adjust the imbalance, you need to go to Rs 3.50 on a weighted average basis, to correct the arbitrage," COAI Director General Rajan Mathews told
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