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Reliance Jio row: Trai chief hits back at Vodafone, Airtel, says allegations of bias uncalled for
Wed, Mar 14, 2018
Bharti Airtel had also recently stated that the operators had no choice but to move court against the regulator's order on predatory pricing, which prevents them from retaining customers and conducting business.
Call drops crackdown: TRAI issues showcause notices to telcos
Tue, Mar 13, 2018
Call drops crackdown: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman RS Sharma told PTI that the regulator would not like to "name and shame" the erring operators
COAI rebuts Jio, says flagged issue on TRAI orders
Sat, Feb 24, 2018
The rebuttal comes after Reliance Jio termed as "defamatory" and "malicious" recent allegations by the Cellular Operators Association of India's that indicated that orders by the Trai are favouring the newcomer
Airtel added 1.5 million new subscribers in January
Sat, Feb 24, 2018
Vodafone India has added 1.28 million new subscribers, followed by Idea Cellular with 1.14 million new customers during the same period
Telecom Commission to take up Net Neutrality; in-flight connectivity issues
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
The Cabinet is likely to take a final decision next month on the recommendations made by an inter-ministerial group (IMG) for the telecom sector.
Trai slams RCom for refusing to refund consumers' balance
Wed, Feb 07, 2018
Telecom regulator Trai today slammed Reliance Communications for "usurping" unspent pre- paid balances and security deposit of its mobile customers after operations were shut down, calling it "unethical, immoral and unjustified".
RCom seeks withdrawal of Trai directive on subscriber refund
Sun, Feb 04, 2018
Trai is, however, of the view that the demand on customer refunds is fully justified as it pertains to premature closure of services by an operator
Trai recommends allowing mobile services during air travel
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Telecom regulator Trai today recommended allowing mobile telephony and Internet services for passengers during air travel in the country through both satellite and terrestrial network.
Telecom stocks open in red as TRAI moves to cut international call termination rates to 30 paise
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Just a few minutes into the early trading session and the shares of the three listed companies – Airtel, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communication were down nearly 1%.
Cutting of international call termination charges may cost dear to telcos
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Most of these international calls terminated on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea’s network.
How relaxing spectrum holding cap by telcos' can be a game changer
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
The administrative and financial body, Telecom Commission has cleared TRAI’s proposal to relax spectrum holding caps by the companies. Here's what changes.
TRAI releases consultation paper on National Telecom Policy 2018
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), through its letter dated August 21, 2017 requested the TRAI to suggest its policy inputs for formulation of National Telecom Policy - 2018.
Telcos’ shares tumble post TRAI notice on interconnectivity rules for 2018
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
The telecom regulator has issued a new set of rules to be followed by telcos from February 1, 2018.
TRAI issues interconnectivity rules; fixes 30-day deadline for inking pacts
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
Telecom regulator Trai today mandated service providers to enter into interconnection agreement "on non-discriminatory basis" within 30 days of receiving network connectivity request from another operator.
Telcos gross revenue dips 7% to Rs 66,361 crore in July-Sep 2017
Thu, Dec 28, 2017
The adjusted gross revenue (AGR), on which telecom operators pay licence fees and other charges, reduced by 17.55 per cent to Rs 41,668.84 crore in the reported period compared to Rs 50,539.2 crore in the September quarter of 2016, the regulator's performance indicator report said.
TRAI mulls over rate cut on MNP requests; here’s what you need to know
Tue, Dec 19, 2017
Changing your mobile network whilst keeping the same number may become cheaper if TRAI has its way. Here's what you need to know.
Trai mulls reduction of 80% mobile number porting cost to Rs 4
Mon, Dec 18, 2017
Trai in a statement said that considering the upsurge in the volume of porting requests with effect from July 3, 2015, and the financial results of both the mobile number portability service providers (MNPSPs), the present ceiling of Rs 19 is quite high as compared to cost and volumes of transaction involved.
Keeping internet open right way forward for India: TRAI
Sat, Dec 16, 2017
Telecom regulator TRAI today strongly defended its stance on net neutrality, asserting that keeping the internet open and free is the "right way" forward for India.
You may soon have Wi-Fi in planes; TRAI to release in-flight connectivity recommendations by year-end
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Keeping in mind the rising demand for broadband connectivity to passengers on board a flight, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will come out with its much-awaited recommendations for in-flight connectivity by December-end.
TRAI's free data proposal to boost digital inclusion fails to amuse DoT
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
The DoT believes that the costing model of TRAI for providing this free data as Rs 10 per MB is an over-simplification of costs.