Reliance Jio, BSNL raise coronavirus awareness through pre-call messages

Jio, BSNL add subscribers in February, others lose: TRAI

New Delhi: Reliance Jio and state-run BSNL were the only telecom operators to broaden their subscriber base in February 2019, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday. The subscriber base of Jio stood at around 29.72 crore in February, with an addition of[Read More…]

Net neutrality approved: Internet to remain free

Net neutrality approved: Internet to remain free

New Delhi: The Telecom Commission on Wednesday approved net neutrality rules which bar service providers from discriminating against internet content and services by blocking, throttling or granting them higher speed access. However, some mission critical applications or services like remote surgery and autonomous cars will not be in the purview[Read More…]

recommends allowing mobile services during air travel

TRAI recommends Internet, MCA services in-flight

New Delhi: The Indian telecom regulator on Friday recommended that both Internet and mobile communications on board aircraft (MCA) service should be permitted as In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) in the Indian airspace. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said it has arrived at the recommendation after analysing the comments received from[Read More…]

TRAI seeks views on promotional offers, predatory pricing

Telecom regulator TRAI will review the rules of tariff assessment with regard to promotional offers and predatory pricing, issues that have triggered a public spat between Reliance Jio and incumbent operators. These contentious issues would be debated as part of a consultation paper on ‘Regulatory Principles of Tariff Assessment’ issued[Read More…]

TRAI to levy a penalty of ₹3,000 crore from Airtel, Idea and Vodafone

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has finally stepped into the war over ‘interconnectivity’ and has proposed penalties on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular for denying interconnection to Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm. Along with suggesting a ₹50-crore penalty per circle on the three incumbent players, which[Read More…]

TRAI issues consultation paper on VoIP services

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday issued a consultation paper on VoIP services or Internet Telephony. It is a broader and more holistic look at VoIP, and actually intends to hold telecom service providers accountable for quality of service on VoIP calls. It paper seeks opinions on[Read More…]

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