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Call drops row: What is causing the problem? Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan explains
Fri, Mar 16, 2018
Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan in an exclusive talk with Zee Business’s Shiv Prakash Yadav said telecom players must improve the quality of service and end the issue of call drops and slow data speed. Here are the edited excerpts:
COAI seeks talks with TRAI on results of new call drop norms
Sun, Nov 26, 2017
The difficulties faced by telcos and outcome of the new stringent Quality of Service (QoS) formula applied should be discussed before results are made public by the regulator, Rajan Mathews, Director General of Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI), told PTI.
How Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea fare in TRAI Quality of Service survey
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
A survey conducted by TRAI in the regions of Karnataka, Delhi and MP showed the Quality of Service of all telcos in India.
50,000 villages don't have mobile network: Govt tells Lok Sabha
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Replying to a supplementary, the Minister said the problem of call drops has been resolved to a great extent and as per a survey of TRAI, the call drop situation has been improved by 60%.
Call drop way above benchmark; meet with telcos next week: TRAI
Thu, Dec 08, 2016
According to the current regulations, not more than five calls out of 1,000 can fail at PoIs.
Jio did not receive support from existing operators, Mukesh Ambani alleges
Thu, Dec 01, 2016
KEY HIGHGLIGHTS Jio crossed 50 million customers Jio users using 25 times for data than average Signed up 6 lakh customers daily Free data offer extended up to March 31, 2017
Call drops cannot be completely eradicated: Telecom Minister
Fri, Nov 25, 2016
He added that the government and the telecom regulator Trai are taking all possible steps with the help of telecom operators to address the problem of call drop and bring it down within the permissible limit.
New rules on network rollout to reduce call drops: COAI
Sun, Nov 20, 2016
Telcos also complained to have shelled out abnormally high prices for RoW and face different levies.
Trai to issue notice to warring telecom companies over call failures
Mon, Sep 26, 2016
As row between incumbents like Airtel and new entrant Reliance Jio escalated, telecom regulator Trai on Monday stepped in and said it will slap show cause notices on operators for call drops that are far exceeding the norm.
Reliance Jio versus rivals: When will the saga end?
Sun, Sep 18, 2016
"Led by POI congestion, the benefits of superior voice technology have also been denied to Indian customers despite RJIOs state-of-art-network roll-out," it said in the statement.
Jio says Airtel gesture welcome, but won't address call drops
Sun, Sep 18, 2016
"Based on the current traffic flow between the two networks, the proposed augmentation by Airtel would still only suffice for less than one-fourth of the required interconnection capacity," a Jio statement said.
DoT says TRAI can impose penalty of up to Rs 10 crore, no imprisonment
Thu, Aug 18, 2016
Trai had approached telcom ministry asking for an increase in its power to penalise errant. It had also asked for powers to pass orders of imprisonment of up to two year to those violating any regulatory framework.
Manoj Sinha meets CEOs of telecom companies; discusses call drop issue
Mon, Jul 25, 2016
The minister has given a target of installing 60,000 BTS within 100 days.
Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha to hold his first meeting with telecos CEOs today
Mon, Jul 25, 2016
The telecom industry agreed to make an investment of Rs 12000 crore on network and set up of towers in the residential areas in Delhi.
Except Airtel, all telecom companies fail call drop test in Ahmedabad: Trai
Mon, Jun 27, 2016
The regulator also found few operators using alleged call drop masking technology in Lucknow.
Submit plan for 100 days on call drops issue: Telecom Secy to companies
Fri, Jun 10, 2016
According to the tests by Trai in Hyderabad, customers on Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications network faced maximum call drops.
Call Drops: Telecoms lose face in Hyderabad
Wed, Jun 08, 2016
TRAI’s call drop test in Hyderabad showed that customers on Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications network faced maximum call drops.
TRAI test drive result limited to only 600 km: COAI
Thu, Jun 02, 2016
A day after India`s telecom regulator said most service providers failed to meet the call drop rate threshold of less than 2% in the national capital region (NCR) during a recent test drive, industry stakeholders contended the results were limited to a route covering 600 km only.
Call drops: Except RCom, Vodafone all telcos fail to meet benchmark, says Trai
Wed, Jun 01, 2016
"All telecom operators are performing below call drop rate and it has degraded further compared to previous tests," Trai Advisor Robert A Ravi told reporters
Government, TRAI keeping close watch on call drops: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Mon, May 30, 2016
Prasad also mentioned that the country is going for one of the biggest spectrum auctions in the next two-three months.