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Vodafone Idea raises prepaid tariffs by around 20%, effective from Nov 25

Telecom operator Vodafone Idea is all set to raise tariffs for its prepaid users by around 20 per cent from November 25

TRAI Releases New Technical Framework For Broadcasting And Cable Services

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released an amendment to interconnection regulations of 2017 which provides for a framework for technical compliance of conditional access system (CAS) and subscriber management system (SMS) for the broadcasting and cable sector.

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No OTP, No SMS; Here’s What Cyber Experts Say

Bhubaneswar: Citizens across the country had a harrowing experience after they failed to get one-time passwords (OTP) to complete several digital payments on Monday. Sources said that the hiccups in getting OTP and SMSes were due to the implementation of the second phase of the new SMS regulations by telecom companies. The implementations saw massive […]

Landline Users Need To Add '0' To Call Mobile Phones From January

New Delhi: Telecom subscribers will have to prefix ‘0’ as they call from a landline to any mobile number starting January 1, 2021. The decision has been taken up in order to ensure adequate numbering resources for fixed line and mobile services. Telecom regulator TRAI had recommended the move in May this year. A DoT’s […]

TRAI recommends change in structure, methodology of BARC for better TV ratings system

New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Tuesday recommended changes to the structure and methodology of television ratings monitoring agency, Broadcast Audience Research Council, after concerns were raised over the neutrality and reliability of the existing system. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting notified the policy guidelines for television rating agencies in India […]

Jio seeks data price hike to Rs 20/GB over 6 months

New Delhi: Reliance Jio has proposed to TRAI that wireless data prices are gradually increased to Rs 20 per GB from Rs 15 per GB currently, after six to nine months while suggesting floor rate for data prices. While advocating for TRAI’s intervention to prescribe floor price for wireless data service, Jio said voice tariff […]

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Jio becomes Odisha's number one mobile service provider

Bhubaneswar: Reliance Jio has become the number one mobile service provider in Odisha with highest number of mobile subscribers as well as dominant revenue market share. As per the latest data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Jio achieved this significant feat in the state with 1.18 crore mobile subscribers overtaking Airtel in […]

Mobile Revenues Down 4.6% In Q2, ARPU Dips To Rs 78.17: Trai Data

New Delhi: The telecom industry posted a 4.56 per cent sequential dip in adjusted gross revenue (AGR) in the July-September period while gross revenue were down by 2.51 per cent, data collated by telecom regulator Trai showed. The lower revenues may also have been further hit by the shutdown of mobile services in J&K. But […]

TRAI's New Tariff Framework: More Channels At Lesser Price

New Delhi: In a bid to protect consumer interests, TRAI on Wednesday made amendments to the new regulatory framework for cable and broadcasting services under which cable TV users will be able to access more channels at the lower subscription price. This will be effective from March 1. Significantly, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India […]

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Jio Tops Subscription Race Despite Voice Call Charges

New Delhi: Reliance Jio added over 91 lakh new subscribers in October, taking its total subscriber base to 36.43 crore, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Interestingly, this increase in the number of subscribers for Jio comes although in the same month it announced to charge calls to other […]

TRAI Plans To Review Transparency In Telecom Tariff Offers

New Delhi: At a time when beleaguered telecom operators have decided to raise tariffs, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday said it plans to review the transparency factor in the publication of tariff plans and offers rolled out by the telcos. A TRAI statement said that in order to protect consumers’ interests […]

Jio To Hike Phone Call & Data Charges Again!

New Delhi: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio on Tuesday said it will increase mobile phone call and data charges in the next few weeks in compliance with rules, as it followed similar announcements by Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea on tariff hike. Jio, which had stormed the telecom sector with free voice calls and dirt […]

Jio's New 'All-In-One' Plans Include Free IUC Minutes

New Delhi: Reliance Jio on Monday announced new “all-in-one” plans which are marginally cheaper than its existing prepaid plans and also include Interconnect usage charges for 1,000 minutes of outgoing calls. While the one-month pack would cost a user Rs 222, the two-month plan comes at Rs 333 and the three month plan would set […]

Jio Announces Major Changes In Voice Call Plans

New Delhi: Forced by regulatory uncertainty over review of sunset clause for call termination charges, billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio on Wednesday announced it will charge customers 6 paise per minute for voice calls made to rival phone networks, but will compensate them by giving free data of equal value. In a statement, Jio said […]

Govt Plans To Complete Spectrum Auction By Nov-End: Sources

New Delhi: The Department of Telecom plans to conclude spectrum auction by November 30 and the inter-ministerial panel, Digital Communications Commission, will meet after the third week of September to finalise the spectrum auction prices which are expected to be what the TRAI has recommended, highly placed sources said. There may not be any new […]