Telecom regulator

TRAI unlikely to intervene in tariffs, floor price for now: Sources

The regulator is in the process of finalising its agenda for 2020, and 6-7 issues are expected to be taken up in the coming year.

published on : 27th November 2019

Telecom companies seek floor pricing, AGR redefinition in meeting with TRAI

Sources said that floor price and redefining adjusted gross revenue (AGR) were among key issues that were flagged by the industry representatives at the meeting today.

published on : 27th November 2019

TRAI to wait for telcos to report revised pricing, details before taking view: Sources

A senior Trai official said that the regulator will wait and watch to see the finer details of the announcement.

published on : 19th November 2019

No reference from DoT on floor price issue: TRAI chief

The government had constituted a committee of secretaries to explore a financial bailout package for the telecom sector.

published on : 15th November 2019

TRAI to review regulatory regime for international call termination charges

That review had brought down the termination charge for an international incoming call to wireline and wireless networks to 30 paise per minute with effect from February 1, 2018.

published on : 8th November 2019

TRAI fixes mobile call ring time at 30 seconds; 60 seconds for landline

The telecom regulator directed that an incoming voice call made to a mobile phone must ring for at least 30 seconds, and to a landline for 60 seconds.

published on : 1st November 2019

Mobile call ring-time row: TRAI to finalise its call in two weeks

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.

published on : 17th October 2019

Telecom Department making all efforts to hold spectrum auction by December

The government, in August-end, had announced it will invite bids for selection of agency that will conduct spectrum auctions in various bands, including 5G.

published on : 10th September 2019

Broadcasters wary of TRAI decision on review pricing

Smaller channels and networks may even face an 'existential crisis' in case TRAI implements a fresh pricing model.

published on : 20th August 2019

Subscriber churn continues for Vodafone Idea, Airtel in June; Jio adds 82.6 lakh users

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.   

published on : 19th August 2019

TRAI pulls up broadcasters, distributors for misusing new tariff mechanism

Regulator’s analysis finds that huge discounts were being given on bouquets which were preventing market discovery of individual channel rates.

published on : 18th August 2019

Mobile number portability firms stand to gain over Rs 100 crore in arrears

MNP is a facility that allows a user to switch telecom carriers without changing their mobile number.

published on : 18th August 2019

TRAI rules out minimum net worth for operators

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.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Government plans public WiFi interoperability

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.

published on : 15th July 2019

IUC cut disastrous, incumbent telcos may move court: COAI

The new rate will be applicable from October 1, 2017, and will be completely eliminated from January 1, 2020.

published on : 19th September 2017