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Tag: Trai

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Broadcasters Wary Of TRAI Decision On Review Pricing

New Delhi: Broadcasters have raised concerns over the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) decision to review the issue of pricing, barely eight months after implementing the new tariff order. They fear that the intrusive approach by the regulator will only discourage and disincentive fresh investments into the sector, which can have dire consequences. Smaller […]

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Govt considering capital infusion in BSNL

New Delhi: The government is taking steps to make public sector BSNL more competitive and these include upgradation of technology and capital infusion, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday. Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government has inherited legacy issues and steps are being taken to make BSNL more competitive. “To ensure stability in […]

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Spectrum auction, 5G trials top Telecom Ministry agenda for new government

New Delhi: Preparing the Cabinet note for spectrum auction, rolling out of the new digital communications policy and establishing regulatory sandboxes, 5G technology trials, policy on experimentation and trial spectrum for technologies in June, will top the agenda of the Union Telecom Ministry over the next three months once the new government takes over. With […]

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Airtel Brings Exciting Benefits For Its Customers! Check Surprise Offers Now

Bharti Airtel, India’s leading telecommunications services provider, has re-launched its flagship customer program – #AirtelThanks. Continuing on Airtel’s strategy of winning with quality customers, the new enhanced program is designed to deliver exclusive rewards. New #AirtelThanks – Enhanced program with Silver, Gold, Platinum tiers. Benefits offered customized to each customer, and higher tiers keep opening […]

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Airtel, Vodafone lose 30 million users in March, Jio adds 9.4 million

New Delhi: Mobile subscriber base of Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel declined by nearly 14.5 million and 15.1 million respectively, totalling nearly 30 million subscribers as of March over the previous month, while Reliance Jio added 9.4 million users, according to the TRAI data. Except Jio, all telcos have lost subscribers in March. India’s total wireless […]

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Hackers stand right behind as you shop online in India

New Delhi: With more and more Indians going online and generating never-heard-before kind of data, hackers have turned their focus on a country with over 450 million smartphone users and more than 550 million Internet users. The country has 366 million Internet subscribers in urban locations and 194 million in rural areas, says the latest […]

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Jio For Download, Vodafone For Upload? Here's What TRAI Reveals

In a happy-happy news for all the Reliance Jio users, a speed chart published by telecom regulator TRAI for March revealed that Jio continues to lead in the average 4G download. Jio achieved 22.2 Mbps average download speed in the month of March, witnessing an improvement from 20.9 Mbps in February. Reliance Jio was the […]

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Jio tops 4G download, Vodafone upload speed in March

New Delhi: With 22.2 Mbps (megabits per second) average download speed, Reliance Jio topped the 4G download speed chart of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for March. For Jio, its an improvement over 20.9 Mbps achieved in February. Reliance Jio was the fastest 4G operator in 2018 with the highest average download speed […]

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Reliance Jio, BSNL 'Offers' Boost Their Subscriber Base

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 77.93 lakh users over January. […]

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Reliance Jio acquires Haptik for Rs 700 crore

Mumbai: Reliance Industries Ltd on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary Reliance Jio has acquired Mumbai-based Haptik — one of the world’s largest conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms — for about Rs 700 crore. Reliance will hold about 87 per cent of the business, with the rest being held by Haptik’s founders and employees via stock […]

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Telcos with 4G network will have to invest less for 5G services, informs TRAI

New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in a white paper released on Friday said although deployment of the 5G network would require substantial investments, the operators which currently have 4G network would need a lesser amount of investment as they can use their existing 4G infrastructure for 5G services. The white paper […]

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Jio adds 85 lakh subscribers in December; Airtel, Vodafone Idea lose users

New Delhi: Reliance Jio continued to increase its subscriber base in December as other major telecom operators Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel lost users during the period, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Wednesday. Reliance Jio added 85.6 lakh subscribers during the month under review, taking its total subscriber […]

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New TRAI rules to increase cable TV, DTH bills: Report

New Delhi: Bills of cable TV and Direct-To-Home (DTH) services are likely to increase for most subscribers, a Crisil report said here on Monday. The report said that the new norms, which came into force on February 1, would benefit Over-the-Top (OTT) platforms. “The network capacity fee (NCF) and channel prices announced by broadcasters and […]

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TRAI speeds up process of Mobile Number Portability

New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) amended the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) regulations to ease and quicken the process of portability. The timeline for porting a mobile number within the Intra-Licensed Service Area (Intra-LSA) or the same circle has been limited to two days and that in a different circle or an […]

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TRAI's DND app now on Apple App Store

San Francisco: Apple puts a spam-filtering app “Do Not Disturb” on its iOS App Store, months after regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) threatened to ban iPhones if the firm did not approve the app by January 2019. “Fed up with years of waiting for Apple to implement anti-spam measures for iPhones, India’s telecom […]

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TRAI chief R.S. Sharma re-appointed for two more years

New Delhi: The Centre has re-appointed Ram Sewak Sharma as Chairperson of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for a further period of two years. According to an official information note issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on Thursday, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved Sharma’s re-appointment for […]

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Trai recommends allowing mobile services during air travel

New Delhi: Travel industry observers have welcomed the Indian telecom regulator’s recommendation to allow both Internet access and mobile phone calls on board aircraft in Indian airspace. “It is a progressive move and good for today’s travellers who want to be connected all the time,” Sharat Dhall, COO (B2C) with Yatra.com told IANS. “Also brings […]

Reliance Jio tops TRAI's 4G download speed test for August

New Delhi: Reliance Jio has topped the telecom regulator’s 4G download speed test for the eighth consecutive month, official data showed on Monday. According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s speed data, Jio recorded average speed of 18.433 Mbps for the month of August. It was followed by Vodafone (8.999 Mbps), Idea Cellular (8.746 […]

JioPhone unlimited voice calls capped

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Reliance Jio that has recently started delivering JioPhone to its customers has restricted free voice calling service to 300 minutes per day. Company sources said to avoid misuse of the service, Reliance Jio will allow a maximum of 300 minutes (5 hours) free calls per day. The connection can only be used for […]

Telecom operators to seek legal help against TRAI's IUC slashing

New Delhi: Majority of telecom operators will seek legal redressal against Indian telecom regulator’s decision of slashing mobile termination charges to 6 paisa per minute from 14 paisa, Cellular Operators’ Association of India’s Director General Rajan S. Mathews said. “Clearly this is a disastrous tariff order. We have indicated earlier that the regulator has to […]

TRAI slashes mobile termination charges to 6 paise per minute

  New Delhi:The Indian telecom regulator on Tuesday came out with a regulation where it has more than halved the call termination charges from mobile to mobile to 6 paise per minute effective from October 1, 2017. “For mobile to mobile, termination charge has been reduced from 14 paise per minute to 6 paise per […]

Net neutrality recommendations likely in a month: TRAI

New Delhi: After three open house discussions and debates, the Indian telecom regulator feels it would be able to furnish its recommendations on net neutrality to the government within a month. “I think today’s discussion was very fruitful. This is the third in the series of discussions that we had on net neutrality. The kind […]

TRAI floats consultation paper on spectrum auction

New Delhi:  The Indian telecom regulator has floated a consultation paper on spectrum auction of various bands on Monday where it sought the stakeholders opinion on matters like when should the next spectrum auction be held and what should be the block size for bands that will be put up for auction among many other […]

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Many telecom operators urge TRAI to impose floor price on voice, data

New Delhi: At a time when the telecom industry has witnessed a lot of free offers, several telecom service providers on Thursday suggested to the regulator the idea of imposing a floor price for voice and data. “The operators today have discussed the idea of creating a floor price for voice and data services. The […]

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Reliance Jio clocks highest 4G speed in March: TRAI

New Delhi: Reliance Jio has recorded highest average speed in 4G in the month of March, the telecom regulator said here. According to the data published by myspeed.trai.gov.in, Jio’s average speed stood at 18.487 Mbps till April 1, 00.30 a.m. The speed recorded is the highest among other players like Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and […]

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