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TRAI asks telcos to extend prepaid validity so users get uninterrupted services

Telecom Regulatory Authority sought details of the steps taken to ensure uninterrupted telecom services to customers on a "priority basis"

30 Mar 2020 3:53 PM

After SC jolt, telecom majors plead with Centre for relief

They urged the government to review the impact of the Supreme Court judgement on the existing and defunct telecom operators.

26 Oct 2019 1:25 AM

Telcos need to submit plan details of segmented offers every month: Trai

Telecom operators will have to share tariff details across all of their retail outlets, point of sales and on their website.

04 Apr 2019 8:54 AM

DoT asks telcos to crack down on subscriber sending offensive messages

Telecom operators have been asked to report compliance within 15 days.

20 Feb 2019 11:49 AM

CCI, Trai must check predatory pricing, unhealthy competition in telecom: MTNL chief

CCI has to decide the relevant market for 4G and the dominant player in that market.

04 Dec 2018 12:30 PM


All telcos, except Jio, fail Trai's call drop test on select highway, rail routes

Only RJio is meeting quality of service benchmark of drop call rate.

16 Nov 2018 3:00 PM

BSNL to get 4G spectrum next month, says official

Getting the fourth generartion (4G) spectrum will help the telco offer faster data services to its over 100 million customers.

11 Sep 2018 7:00 PM

Telcos to submit new public wifi model by Monday: Telecom Secretary

The Department of Telecom is discussing a middle path with the operators for rolling out public wifi services.

07 Sep 2018 5:37 PM

Trai to meet telcos soon on concerns over pesky call rules: R S Sharma

Trai plans to sit with the operators and talk about their difficulties and perceived problem areas.

21 Aug 2018 4:29 PM

COAI urges TRAI Chief to outline priorities for 2 years

Mathews said the industry is seeking from the regulator a relationship of "trust, information sharing and predictability".

09 Aug 2018 7:52 PM


Trai suggests Rs 492 crore per Mhz for 5G spectrum

The price suggested for 5G spectrum is about a third of the 1800 MHz band in 2012.

02 Aug 2018 12:46 PM

DoT asks telcos to tweak systems for use of virtual IDs, limited KYC

Virtual IDs in lieu of Aadhaar number and migrate to the 'limited KYC' mechanism for mobile subscribers.

13 Jun 2018 12:12 PM

Vodafone, Idea will benefit most from spectrum payment time extension: report

Idea, Vodafone mergeco’s annual instalment stands at around Rs 160 billion.

08 Mar 2018 4:05 PM

UIDAI asks telcos to provide facility for users to know SIMs linked to Aadhaar

UIDAI has directed telecom companies to make the new facility available to subscribers by March 15.

05 Mar 2018 3:55 PM

Telcos commit over Rs 74,000 cr to curb call drops: Telecom Secretary

Telecom operators raised issue of non-availability of sites for installing mobile towers along with some other problems.

31 Jan 2018 10:41 AM


Action plan must follow Trai's call drop assessment

Meeting with operators will be held soon to convey concerns over call quality.

26 Jan 2018 1:37 PM

Indian telecom stocks fall after Jio cuts tariffs

Shares of Airtel declined as much as 6.22 per cent to 461.5 rupees on Wednesday, their lowest since October 18, 2017.

24 Jan 2018 1:36 PM

Trai issues interconnectivity rules; fixes 30-day deadline for operators

Trai has prescribed a daily penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh per service area for operators violating the new norms.

02 Jan 2018 1:07 PM

DoT to issue notice to five telcos to recover Rs 2,578 crore

CAG observed that telecom operators deducted discounts offered to dealers and customers; free talktime.

01 Jan 2018 10:58 AM

India mobile carriers rally on hopes for easier competition after Jio price rise

Jio’s announcement last week of new high-end data tariffs that effectively raise prices by as much as 20 per cent.

23 Oct 2017 5:57 PM