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The Hindu
Modi govt. passes 22nd Ordinance, still short of UPA numbertwo ordinances at the very first Cabinet meeting. After taking charge in May 20
Modi govt. passes 22nd Ordinance, still short of UPA number
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
two ordinances at the very first Cabinet meeting. After taking charge in May 2014, it recommended an ordinance to amend the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act to facilitate Nripendra Mishra take over as Principal Secretary to the Prime... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi govt. passes 22nd Ordinance, still short of UPA numbertwo ordinances at the very first Cabinet meeting. After taking charge in May 20
Modi govt. passes 22nd Ordinance, still short of UPA number
The Hindu / Posted 13 hours ago
two ordinances at the very first Cabinet meeting. After taking charge in May 2014, it recommended an ordinance to amend the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act to facilitate Nripendra Mishra take over as Principal Secretary to the Prime... Read more
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The Economic Times
Small telcos like Telenor, Aircel and Videocon want lower termination ratesto the fore differences with bigger carriers over this controversial subject.
Small telcos like Telenor, Aircel and Videocon want lower termination rates
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
to the fore differences with bigger carriers over this controversial subject. The COAI has deplored the proposal of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) to scrap call termination charges but two telco executives aware of the nuances... Read more
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dna
Local cable-wallahs are upping their game to face competition from Netflix, VootAsianet, Hathway Cable, DEN Networks, SITI Cable, all offer broadband services.
Local cable-wallahs are upping their game to face competition from Netflix, Voot
dna / Posted yesterday
Asianet, Hathway Cable, DEN Networks, SITI Cable, all offer broadband services. Better 4G ecosystem to change things The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said that there are 1.06 billion wireless telecom subscribers in the country.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Trai extends deadline for comment submission on service quality paperof network-related services to September 16 and counter comments, to September
Trai extends deadline for comment submission on service quality paper
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
of network-related services to September 16 and counter comments, to September 23, after a request from stakeholders. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) had issued the paper on August 5 and the initial deadlines were August 26 and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Trai Row: Prime Minister’s Office may not meet officials of telcosThe Prime Minister's Office is unlikely to meet representatives of India's larg
Trai Row: Prime Minister’s Office may not meet officials of telcos
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Prime Minister's Office is unlikely to meet representatives of India's largest telcos over their complaint that the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is biased against them, as the government believes in the autonomous functioning of... Read more
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dna
PMO to stay away from Reliance Jio, COAI battleto intervene in the battle of the telecom sector, and instead has redirected th
PMO to stay away from Reliance Jio, COAI battle
dna / Posted 6 days ago
to intervene in the battle of the telecom sector, and instead has redirected them to the the telecom sector regulator, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). According to Zee Business, the PMO asked the two entities to go to Trai for... Read more
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Business Standard India
PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for intervention(DoT) said the government has made it clear to the industry that it will have t
PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for intervention
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
(DoT) said the government has made it clear to the industry that it will have to learn to work with both the DoT and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), and the PMO will not intervene in matters that are the remit of the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Aircel-Maxis case:PIL seeks to make Maxis subsidiaries accusedSociety for Consumers and Investors Protection (SCIP), has sought directions to
Aircel-Maxis case:PIL seeks to make Maxis subsidiaries accused
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
Society for Consumers and Investors Protection (SCIP), has sought directions to the Department of Telecommunications, SEBI, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India and Foreign Investment Promotion Board to set aside the approvals granted to Reliance... Read more
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Business Standard India
PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for intervention(DoT) said the government has made it clear to the industry that it will have t
PMO unlikely to respond to COAI's plea for intervention
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
(DoT) said the government has made it clear to the industry that it will have to learn to work with both the DoT and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), and the PMO will not intervene in matters that are the remit of the... Read more
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asianage
DoT in favour of more penal power to TraiThe Department did not favour up to two year imprisonment power sought by the T
DoT in favour of more penal power to Trai
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
The Department did not favour up to two year imprisonment power sought by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India for violating its order. New Delhi: The Department of Telecom is in favour of giving more penal power to telecom regulator Trai that... Read more
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The Economic Times
DoT in favour of more penal power to Traiit," an official source told PTI. However, the Department did not favour up to
DoT in favour of more penal power to Trai
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
it," an official source told PTI. However, the Department did not favour up to two year imprisonment power sought by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India for violating its order. Seeking more teeth to check call drops, the regulator TRAI... Read more
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Business Standard India
TRAI issues consultation paper to bring SUC under revenue sharing model for ISPsThe Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday issued a new consult
TRAI issues consultation paper to bring SUC under revenue sharing model for ISPs
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday issued a new consultation paper seeking to bring annual fee on internet service providers for using airwaves aka spectrum usage charges under the revenue sharing regime. At present, the SUC... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trai extends data packs validity to 1 year from 90 daysplans with longer validity period In a bid to boost usage by marginal consumer
Trai extends data packs validity to 1 year from 90 days
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
plans with longer validity period In a bid to boost usage by marginal consumers and attract first-time Internet users, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday allowed the telecom operators to offer data packs with the validity of... Read more
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New Kerala
TRAI Consultation Paper on ISPs' spectrum usage charges - newkerala.com #107272charges (SUC) for Internet service providers (ISP) and commercial very small ap
TRAI Consultation Paper on ISPs' spectrum usage charges - newkerala.com #107272
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
charges (SUC) for Internet service providers (ISP) and commercial very small aperture terminal service providers. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has sought stakeholders' views by September 19 and counter-comments by October 3... Read more
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Mashable
India to have 730 million internet users by 2020 and it is already living in a 'Post-PC' eraIn contrast, there were 133.49 million mobile devices — phones and dongles — co
India to have 730 million internet users by 2020 and it is already living in a 'Post-PC' era
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
In contrast, there were 133.49 million mobile devices — phones and dongles — connected to the internet, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. A study by Statista had a similar finding, which says that there are 375 million... Read more
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The Economic Times
Top telcos reject Reliance Jio’s demand for more interconnection pointsRajan S Mathews, Director General at COAI, said in response to Jio's August 12
Top telcos reject Reliance Jio’s demand for more interconnection points
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
Rajan S Mathews, Director General at COAI, said in response to Jio's August 12 letter to RS Sharma, chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. Reliance Jio, in a mailed statement on Wednesday, disputed COAI's contention that the... Read more
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The Hindu
Reliance Jio given adequate capacity, says COAIadded that the voice usage pattern of its test users is in line with the indust
Reliance Jio given adequate capacity, says COAI
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
added that the voice usage pattern of its test users is in line with the industry at 355 minutes per month. Meanwhile, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman R.S. Sharma on Wednesday said it will respond to all communications... Read more
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New Kerala
COAI rejects Jio's request for additional point of interconnect - newkerala.com #106328we are unable to substantiate Reliance Jio's claim for additional capacity," he
COAI rejects Jio's request for additional point of interconnect - newkerala.com #106328
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
we are unable to substantiate Reliance Jio's claim for additional capacity," he added. This was also conveyed to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) following a letter from Reliance Jio. Earlier, in a letter to the watchdog,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Did Reliance Jio start commercial operations under the guise of test run with 15 lakh users? Telecom Ministry to TraiNEW DELHI: The telecom ministry has written a letter to the Telecom Regulatory
Did Reliance Jio start commercial operations under the guise of test run with 15 lakh users? Telecom Ministry to Trai
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
NEW DELHI: The telecom ministry has written a letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), seeking details about Reliance Jio's 15 lakh users ahead of a formal launch of the company's services. The ministry has also asked if the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Telecom ministry asks Trai for details of Reliance Jio usersNEW DELHI: The telecom ministry has written a letter to the Telecom Regulatory
Telecom ministry asks Trai for details of Reliance Jio users
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
NEW DELHI: The telecom ministry has written a letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), seeking details about Reliance Jio's 15 lakh users ahead of a formal launch of the company's services. The ministry has also asked if the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Not granting interconnect capacity is breach of licence agreement, says Jiotrial a charade in the letter. Jio's latest letter calls this denial a breach
Not granting interconnect capacity is breach of licence agreement, says Jio
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
trial a charade in the letter. Jio's latest letter calls this denial a breach of License Agreement. In its letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Jio says: "Such unequivocal denial to provide PoIs for interconnection to RJIL is in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Reliance Jio writes to TRAI again targeting existing telcostrial a charade in the letter. Jio's latest letter calls this denial a breach
Reliance Jio writes to TRAI again targeting existing telcos
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
trial a charade in the letter. Jio's latest letter calls this denial a breach of License Agreement. In its letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Jio says: "Such unequivocal denial to provide PoIs for interconnection to RJIL is in... Read more
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New Kerala
Jio asks watchdog to ensure it gets to connect with existing telcos - newkerala.com #105703inter-connection to its Jio 4G network with their own, in the spirit of the lic
Jio asks watchdog to ensure it gets to connect with existing telcos - newkerala.com #105703
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
inter-connection to its Jio 4G network with their own, in the spirit of the licencing agreements. It has also asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to take appropriate action against those companies that delay such a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Offline banking apps push inclusionthan 22 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) customers into the digital
Offline banking apps push inclusion
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
than 22 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) customers into the digital banking fold. This comes shortly after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India put out a white paper on August 2, in which it said that despite many new PMJDY... Read more
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dna
High pitched battle against RJio or pre-launch jitters?which is yet to commercially launch its services. Last week, the industry body
High pitched battle against RJio or pre-launch jitters?
dna / Posted 14 days ago
which is yet to commercially launch its services. Last week, the industry body unleashed a barrage of accusations against Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) and Rel Jio, alleging that the telecom watchdog's decisions and discussion... Read more
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asianage
DoT tells Trai to set testing rulesa communication to the regulator even before industry players approached it aga
DoT tells Trai to set testing rules
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
a communication to the regulator even before industry players approached it against Reliance Jio. However, sources at the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) denied to have received any communication from the DoT. The telecom sector,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Dispute between telcos and Trai unprecedented in annals of corporate historycharges (IUC). This is a price levied by phone companies for calls ending on th
Dispute between telcos and Trai unprecedented in annals of corporate history
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
charges (IUC). This is a price levied by phone companies for calls ending on their networks. In an August 5 paper, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) suggested this should be abolished. "That was it. We were getting hammered... Read more
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The Economic Times
Formulate clear guidelines for network testing: DoT to Traia communication to the regulator even before industry players approached it aga
Formulate clear guidelines for network testing: DoT to Trai
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
a communication to the regulator even before industry players approached it against Reliance Jio. However, sources at the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) denied to have received any communication from the DoT. The telecom sector,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Telcos rapped by government for voicing displeasure with Traithe battle raging in the telecom industry, chiding India's biggest phone compan
Telcos rapped by government for voicing displeasure with Trai
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
the battle raging in the telecom industry, chiding India's biggest phone companies for taking public their dispute with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) — having called it biased among other things — while assuring them that it did... Read more
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The Hindu
Telco wars: Govt to work without bias, says ministerCellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has accused Telecom Regulatory A
Telco wars: Govt to work without bias, says minister
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has accused Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) of being biased and adopting "unfair" policies to favour new entrants including Reliance Jio. Assuring cellular operators, who have cried foul... Read more
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The Economic Times
COAI complains to PMO against TraiMathews, director general of COAI, has expressed "deep concerns" over some of t
COAI complains to PMO against Trai
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
Mathews, director general of COAI, has expressed "deep concerns" over some of the recent consultation pers floated by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). "These papers along with other Trai decisions seem to point towards a pattern... Read more
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dna
Telecom squabble reaches PMOsoon be commercially launching its service, is heating up. After knocking on t
Telecom squabble reaches PMO
dna / Posted 17 days ago
soon be commercially launching its service, is heating up. After knocking on the doors of Department of Telecom (DoT) and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), the lobby body of GSM players Cellular Operators Authority of India (COAI) has... Read more
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The Hindu
The Supreme Court’s mundane burdenthe provision for statutory appeals against orders of various tribunals. For in
The Supreme Court’s mundane burden
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
the provision for statutory appeals against orders of various tribunals. For instance, the Electricity Act, 2003, and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Act, 2000, provide for direct appeals to the Supreme Court against orders... Read more
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Business Standard India
India has only 3% share in world mobile revenueshould be kept free from regulatory risks, says Rajan Mathews, director general
India has only 3% share in world mobile revenue
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
should be kept free from regulatory risks, says Rajan Mathews, director general, COAI. “It is a matter of concern when Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) comes out with 23 consultation papers. Risks from lower interconnect charges and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Now, COAI knocks prime minister's doorviews on the matter. The industry expressed its concern over some of the recen
Now, COAI knocks prime minister's door
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
views on the matter. The industry expressed its concern over some of the recent consultation papers introduced by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). The letter said: “These papers, seen along with other recent Trai decisions,... Read more
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Business Standard India
India, second largest mobile market, contributes less than 3% revenuesshould be kept free from regulatory risks, said Rajan Mathews, director general
India, second largest mobile market, contributes less than 3% revenues
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
should be kept free from regulatory risks, said Rajan Mathews, director general, COAI. “It is a matter of concern when Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) comes out with 23 consultation papers. Risks from lower interconnect charges and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Regulator's dutythe editorial, "Regulatory vacuum" (August 11), the consultation paper on call
Regulator's duty
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
the editorial, "Regulatory vacuum" (August 11), the consultation paper on call drops and the subsequent regulation by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) were based on a fundamental question: Having paid for the service, why should a... Read more
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New Kerala
Now COAI complains to PMO about telecom watchdog - newkerala.com #103754letter to PMO all along spoke about its misgivings in a generic note, while als
Now COAI complains to PMO about telecom watchdog - newkerala.com #103754
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
letter to PMO all along spoke about its misgivings in a generic note, while also registering its protest against the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). It only named Reliance Jio, saying the new entrant had divergent views on the... Read more
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The Hindu
Telecom wars reach Prime Minister's OfficeCellular Operators Association of India (COAI) writing to the Prime Ministers’
Telecom wars reach Prime Minister's Office
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) writing to the Prime Ministers’ Office “expressing deep concern” over the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) allegedly favouring the new entrant Reliance Jio, while hurting existing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Reliance Jio strikes back, sees vested interests at playback, saying the allegations were an exercise in promoting the vested interests
Reliance Jio strikes back, sees vested interests at play
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
back, saying the allegations were an exercise in promoting the vested interests of incumbent operators. In a letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), made public on Wednesday, RJio said COAI deliberately indulged in a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Incumbent telcos trying to scuttle entry, claims Jioof trying to sabotage its entry and malign its name. In identical but separate
Incumbent telcos trying to scuttle entry, claims Jio
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
of trying to sabotage its entry and malign its name. In identical but separate letters to Telecom Secretary JS Deepak and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) Chairman RS Sharma, Jio said incumbent telcos were deliberately not providing it... Read more
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Business Standard India
Now, measure call quality on Trai portalFurthering its mandate to provide telecom consumers with better quality of serv
Now, measure call quality on Trai portal
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
Furthering its mandate to provide telecom consumers with better quality of services, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Wednesday launched a portal that enables users measure quality parameters like call drops, call and network... Read more
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Business Standard India
COAI-Trai tussle to impact spectrum auctionsThe ongoing tussle between the incumbent telecom operators and Telecom Regulato
COAI-Trai tussle to impact spectrum auctions
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
The ongoing tussle between the incumbent telecom operators and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) could put at risk the fate of upcoming spectrum auctions and the government's revenue projections. With Trai proposing to review the... Read more
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Business Standard India
COAI promoting vested interests, says RJiothe allegations were an exercise to promote the vested interests of incumbent o
COAI promoting vested interests, says RJio
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
the allegations were an exercise to promote the vested interests of incumbent operators. In a letter it has written to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), RJio said COAI has deliberately indulged in an unwarranted vilification... Read more
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The Economic Times
COAI seeks meeting with PMO to discuss concerns over alleged Trai biasover the telecom regulator's "bias" against incumbent telcos. "We have sought t
COAI seeks meeting with PMO to discuss concerns over alleged Trai bias
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
over the telecom regulator's "bias" against incumbent telcos. "We have sought time to discuss the issues regarding Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India)," Rajan Mathews, director general at COAI, said. Trai Chairman RS Sharma has rejected... Read more
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New Kerala
Our trials bona fide, high quality the primary aim: Reliance Jio - newkerala.com #102992contrary to actual facts," said two letters from the company, one addressed to
Our trials bona fide, high quality the primary aim: Reliance Jio - newkerala.com #102992
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
contrary to actual facts," said two letters from the company, one addressed to the Telecom Commission and the other to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The COAI, in a letter to the Telecom Commission and subsequent comments, had... Read more
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Business Standard India
RJio is choking our networks: telcosregime, non-predatory pricing and fair competition etc." The letter to DoT com
RJio is choking our networks: telcos
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
regime, non-predatory pricing and fair competition etc." The letter to DoT comes a day after the industry body accused the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) of being biased. This further indicates that the relationship has hit rock... Read more
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The Economic Times
Trai chief, RS Sharma denies charges of bias towards new playersNEW DELHI: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) Chairman RS Sharma flat
Trai chief, RS Sharma denies charges of bias towards new players
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
NEW DELHI: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) Chairman RS Sharma flatly rejected accusations by the country's largest phone companies that he was favouring new entrants as simmering tensions again broke out into the open. "The charge of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trai hits back; terms COAI's allegation of bias 'baseless'Hitting back at cellular operators over allegations of 'bias', the regulator Tr
Trai hits back; terms COAI's allegation of bias 'baseless'
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
Hitting back at cellular operators over allegations of 'bias', the regulator Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) on Tuesday said it will continue to work with regard to consumer protection, fair play and growth of the industry. "The... Read more
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