Telecom package to provide some relief to stressed sector: Industry body COAI

The Cabinet has approved the inclusion of only revenues earned from telecom services in the adjusted gross revenue and removal of penalty on dues to be paid to the government prospectively.

published on : 15th September 2021

COAI seeks cut in levies, other relief measures; says telecom among most heavily taxed sectors

In the letter, COAI has asserted that fundamental financial reforms are urgently needed in the sector to put it firmly on the path of sustained and orderly growth.

published on : 19th August 2021

Issues around telecom industry's health even more relevant now; viability a must: COAI

COAI said that the price discovery formula for 5G spectrum needs to be given a thorough consideration, in the context of positive rub-off effect it will have on all other sectors.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Telecom companies' body forced to dispel rumours linking COVID-19 to 5G trials

COAI also pointed out that there were no 5G trials going on in the country and no 5G towers have been installed as yet.

published on : 8th May 2021

TRAI writes to key ministries, associations and others on new norms for bulk SMS

Sources in the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said that NIC has assured the regulator that it is in a state of readiness to assist government organisations and agencies.

published on : 28th March 2021

All bulk telemarketing messages to be delivered till TRAI decision, says COAI

The business organisations, however, have sought more time from the telecom regulator to implement the process.

published on : 18th March 2021

Extension of Aadhaar-mobile linkage deadline a relief: Cellular Operators' Association of India

The extension of deadline for linking Aadhaar with mobile connections to March 31, 2018, provides an immediate relief to both telecom operators and consumers, industry body COAI said today.

published on : 15th December 2017

Airtel alone gains customers in September among old telcos: Cellular Operators Association of India

Among five incumbent private mobile operators, only Bharti Airtel added new subscribers in September while the rest lost more than 29 lakh customers.

published on : 23rd October 2017