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Trai to meet telcos on international termination rates

Trai will come out with a separate regulation on the international termination charges, currently pegged at 53 paise per minute.

08 Oct 2017 3:56 PM

DoT approaches TRAI on review of spectrum caps for telcos

As per the current rules, operators in each access area are not allowed to exceed the cap of 25 per cent of total radiowaves.

04 Oct 2017 4:04 PM

Telcos' revenue from services drops 25 pc to 39,777 cr: Trai

Government's earnings through telecom levies also declined both on a quarterly and yearly basis.

30 Sep 2017 11:15 AM

Spectrum payment: Telecom Commission nod for 16 year time period

Commission has also approved installation of 2,817 mobile towers in the North East with an outlay of about Rs 2,258 crore.

29 Sep 2017 7:32 PM

Ericsson in advance talks with Indian telcos to ink 5G pact

Government has also formed a high-level forum to guide the country to start 5G service by 2020.

29 Sep 2017 5:41 PM


High taxes, spectrum cost, IUC cut impacting industry: Old telcos

The recent cut in IUC, firm spectrum prices and high levies like licence fee and GST as big constraints.

27 Sep 2017 12:53 PM

IUC cut to hit telcos' biz by Rs 5,000 cr, 2G calls to suffer: COAI

Trai announced slashing of the mobile call connection charge to 6 paise a minute from 14 paise.

21 Sep 2017 10:20 AM

Trai recommendations on net neutrality likely in a month

Telecom operators and internet content providers have been at loggerheads over the issue of net neutrality.

30 Aug 2017 2:16 PM

Trai gets tough on call drops; slaps penalty of upto Rs 10 lakh

Regulator has made measurement of call drop rate more granular from circle level to mobile towers in a circle.

18 Aug 2017 4:45 PM

Draft of new telecom policy by Dec-end: Telecom secretary

New policy formulation comes at a time when the sector is saddled with financial difficulties.

28 Jul 2017 3:55 PM


New call drop norms in a week, spectrum sale paper in Aug: Trai

Govt managed to sell only 964.80 MHz of spectrum in various bands as against 2,354.55 MHz of radiowaves.

17 Jul 2017 8:01 PM

Sinha says telecom ministry will analyse impact of input tax credit

He noted that impact of input credit will bring taxation levels lower, and hence effective rate will be closer to 16 per cent.

17 Jul 2017 4:35 PM

Trai to discuss tariff floor price with telcos on July 21

Jio still offers aggressive data plans and has promised that voice calls will forever be free on its network.

16 Jul 2017 5:16 PM

New Telecom Policy in works; public consultation soon: Sinha

Telecom Ministry has issued technology neutral telecom licences under the NTP 2012 which was delinked from spectrum.

06 Jul 2017 6:19 PM

Telcos see 15 pc dip in services revenue in Jan-Mar qtr

Gross revenue of the telecom service providers declined by 7.35 per cent to Rs 63,315.18 crore.

05 Jul 2017 8:04 PM


Airtel, Vodafone needle Trai on network tests; Jio says non-issue

The regulator issued a consultation paper on May 1 this year to refine rules on network testing.

20 Jun 2017 7:47 PM

Reliance Jio free services not predatory: CCI

Complaint pertained to free services offered by new telecom player and allegations that it indulged in predatory pricing.

17 Jun 2017 11:14 AM

Incumbent telcos ask Trai to fix 'floor' price for voice, data

Tariffs are currently under forbearance meaning that operators are only required to report their plans to Trai within 7 days.

16 Jun 2017 10:28 AM

Telecom subscriber base crosses 1,198 million in April

Number of broadband subscribers increased to 284.23 million in April from 276.52 million in March, as per the report.

14 Jun 2017 9:33 AM

Trai to meet telcos next week on sector's financial stress

Key demands of the industry including reduction of licence fee and spectrum charges have already been favoured by the Trai.

07 Jun 2017 5:44 PM