Recently, Reliance Jio alleged that rival telcos are fraudulently masking fixed-line as mobile calls for undue enrichment and hence, should be slapped with a penalty.
As per the TRAI's monthly subscription data, apart from Jio, BSNL was the only operator which added subscribers. The state operator added 2.66 lakh new users in June.
Regulator’s analysis finds that huge discounts were being given on bouquets which were preventing market discovery of individual channel rates.
MNP is a facility that allows a user to switch telecom carriers without changing their mobile number.
The regulator said that at present, any individual, company, corporate firm or LLP that fulfilled provisions of the Cable TV Rules can be granted Multi-System Operator registration.
Interoperability will enable users to login for the facility once and stay connected with the wireless internet service across the country without any need for refilling entire details again.
The latest TRAI data pegs India's total wireless subscriber base at 1,161.8 million as on March 31, 2019, while the wireless teledensity stands at 88.46.
Trai noted that under normal circumstances, the balance prepaid amount would have been utilised by subscribers before porting out their mobile number.
Prasad, who took charge as Union telecom minister on Monday, assured that India has adequate spectrum for 5G rollout.
The overall tele-density in India declined to 90.11 at the end of March from 91.86 in February.
Interconnection refers to the commercial and technical arrangements under which telecom service providers (TSPs) connect their equipment, networks and services.
Sharma also promised an "audit" of subscriber management and other IT systems of errant operators.
While Jio had 22.2 Mbps average download speed, Vodafone had and average 4G upload speed of 6 Mbps.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said telecom operators could send electronic copies of the bills to consumers only after their explicit consent.
The regulator has sought written comments on the paper to be filed by March 15.