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Telecom customer base rises nearly 2% to 1074 million with Reliance Jio entry in Sept:Trai
Sat, Dec 10, 2016
Cutting short two months of decline, telecom subscriber base rose by 1.98% to 1074.24 million in the country at September-end mainly boosted by the formal launch of services by newcomer Reliance Jio.
Five hurdles to PM Modi's push for cashless economy
Sat, Dec 03, 2016
On November 27, during an election rally in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all Indians get familiar and make others familiar with cashless transactions.
Telcos gross revenue up nearly 13% to Rs 73,344 crore in April-June
Sat, Dec 03, 2016
Gross revenue of telecom service providers rose by 12.79% to Rs 73,344 crore in April-June period of 2016 compared to a year ago period.
Telecom customer base shrinks to 1,053 million in August
Sat, Nov 26, 2016
Telecom subscriber base in the country declined by over half a per cent to 1,053.4 million in August from 1,058.8 million in July, mainly due to Reliance Communications (RCom) losing its 2G customers on adoption of 4G technology, as per Trai's monthly subscriber report.
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.
Will Trai's model on scaling Wi-Fi hotspots work?
Mon, Nov 21, 2016
While the consultation paper throws open the door to many options to increase Wi-Fi hotspots, it doesn't get into details of how this will actually work out.
Airtel says freed 17,000 PoIs to Reliance Jio in time; newcomer contests
Fri, Nov 04, 2016
Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has so far given over 17,000 interconnection points, sufficient to serve 75 million customers, to Reliance Jio 'well ahead of the timeframe', but the newcomer contested the claims and charged the market leader of violating licence norms by providing only one-way
Reliance Jio charges Airtel of violating licence pact
Fri, Nov 04, 2016
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio on Thursday slammed market leader Bharti Airtel for providing only one-way points of interconnects (POIs) for completing calls rather than both-way nodes in violation of licence agreement.
Rs 3050 crore fine: DoT forms committee over Trai recommendation
Tue, Oct 25, 2016
Department of Telecom (DoT) has formed a committee to look into Trai's Rs 3050 crore fine on telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular.
Reliance Jio's free call offer gets clean chit from Trai
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
In a boost to Reliance Jio (RJio) which is offering life-time free voice calling service, telecom regulator Trai has held that tariff plans of the new player are compliant to existing rules and not discriminatory.
Trai to hold seminar to look into auto download of video ads
Sun, Oct 16, 2016
In the first phase, Trai plans to hold this seminar comprising industry experts, telecom service providers and internet as well as social media companies with panel discussion on the issue.
RJio Row: Trai seeks daily report from telecom companies on congestion
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Amid the ongoing network connectivity dispute between incumbent operators and newcomer Reliance Jio (RJio), telecom regulator Trai on Friday said it has sought daily reports from operators on congestion at points of interconnection (PoI).
Interconnection issues among telcos can be resolved via discussions with CEOs: Trai
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
In an attempt to resolve the ongoing interconnection dispute between telecom operators, Trai on Tuesday said that it can be resolved through an across-the-table discussion with the chief executive officers of respective telecom companies.
Telco War: Reliance Jio makes live operator-wise call drop data
Mon, Sep 26, 2016
Taking its fight against incumbent telecom operators to the next level, Reliance Jio on Monday made live the data on call drops its users are experiencing due to Airtel, Vodafone and Idea not providing enough interconnectivity.
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.
Idea Cellular to provide 230% additional capacity to Reliance Jio
Fri, Sep 23, 2016
With Trai keeping a tab on the point of inter-connect (PoI) issue between incumbent operators and Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular on Friday said it has agreed to provide 230% additional capacity to the new entrant.
Unlimited free call tariff of RJio violates TRAI's tariff guidelines
Tue, Sep 20, 2016
Unlimited free call tariff of RJio to face TRAI's tariff guidelines. Watch complete news story of for getting detailed updates!
Telcos deposit Earnest Money for spectrum auction, RJio leads with Rs 6,500 crore
Fri, Sep 16, 2016
Telecom companies have deposited Earnest Money (EM) for the upcoming spectrum auction, sources told Zee Business.
Vodafone India to triple connectivity with Reliance Jio
Thu, Sep 15, 2016
After telecom regulator Trai and Reliance Jio provided clarifications following later's commercial service launch, Vodafone India on Thursday said that it will triple its connectivity with Reliance Jio.
No new operators in last few years faced any PoI issue: Bharti Airtel
Fri, Sep 09, 2016
India's leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Friday said that no new operators who have launched services in the last few years have faced any points of interconnect (PoI) related issues with the company.