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The Economic Times
Telcos find common ground on international termination rateof foreign currency from India due to traffic imbalances between incoming and o
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
of foreign currency from India due to traffic imbalances between incoming and outgoing international calls,” he added. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is set to meet carriers to review the international termination charge next... Read more
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Business Standard India
Airtel vs Jio in cheap 4G phone: Voice-data bundling coup waiting to happenscales much better on the former. The choice was made even more one-sided in F
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
scales much better on the former. The choice was made even more one-sided in February 2016, when the sector regulator, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) forbid differential tariffs —the net neutrality order. The regulator said the... Read more
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10d
The Economic Times
Trai extends deadlines for comments on Unsolicited Commercial Communication paperrecent discussion paper on ways to beef up the redressal system for dealing wit
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
recent discussion paper on ways to beef up the redressal system for dealing with unwanted calls and pesky messages. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), in a statement Wednesday, said it has now sought comments and counter-comments... Read more
10d
The Economic Times
Tech companies worry over getting caught in bureaucratic red-tapismon proprietary data products and getting caught up in bureaucratic red tape as
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
on proprietary data products and getting caught up in bureaucratic red tape as they prepare to file responses to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) for its consultation paper on privacy , security and ownership of the data in... Read more
11d
The Economic Times
Bharti Infratel , Global funds plan towering dealto informally approach various regulators — the Competition Commission of India
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
to informally approach various regulators — the Competition Commission of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, among others. KKR has appointed BS Shantharaju, former CEO of Indus Towers, as an... Read more
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12d
The Economic Times
Trai floats paper on public protection, disaster relief communicationrequirements such as interactive video communication, remote video surveillance
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
requirements such as interactive video communication, remote video surveillance of security or disaster sites,” the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said in the paper issued on Monday. “Such systems suffer from problems like... Read more
12d
New Kerala
Frost & Sullivan honored renowned Indian industrialist Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla with 2017: GIL Visionary Leadership Award - newkerala news #278984Engineering & Business Solutions Ltd. Satya Raghavan, Head of Entertainment, Y
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Engineering & Business Solutions Ltd. Satya Raghavan, Head of Entertainment, YouTube India Sunil Kumar Singhal, Advisor, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) The evening concluded with Frost & Sullivan's 2017 India Best Practices Awards... Read more
13d
The Economic Times
House panel to address issues relating to dataof Posts. It will also examine data encryption in mobiles/applications and nati
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
of Posts. It will also examine data encryption in mobiles/applications and national security concerns. The review of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India will also be done by the standing committee. Moreover, it will also look into the... Read more
13d
The Economic Times
Idea Cellular tops Trai's 4G upload speed rankings in Septemberoff the Trai data. It reported an average download speed of 8.74 mbps (megabit
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
off the Trai data. It reported an average download speed of 8.74 mbps (megabits per second) during the same month. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) MySpeed app tabulates mobile data speed of various operators. The regulator... Read more
13d
Business Standard India
Trai to meet telcos on international call termination ratesThe meeting with international long distance operators and the access providers
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
The meeting with international long distance operators and the access providers is likely on October 16. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will ask the operators to give a presentation on the global practices, factors affecting such... Read more
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13d
The Economic Times
Trai to meet telcos on international termination ratessaid. The meeting with international long distance operators and the access pr
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
said. The meeting with international long distance operators and the access providers is likely on October 16. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will ask the operators to give a presentation on the global practices, factors... Read more
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13d
asianage
Trai to meet telcos on international termination ratessaid. The meeting with international long distance operators and the access pr
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
said. The meeting with international long distance operators and the access providers is likely on October 16. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will ask the operators to give a presentation on the global practices, factors... Read more
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13d
asianage
Idea records highest 4G upload speed in Septemberduring the month and has been consistently recording highest upload speed in th
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
during the month and has been consistently recording highest upload speed in the last six months, the operator added. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) tabulates data download speed with the help of its MySpeed app. Idea Cellular... Read more
15d
The Economic Times
Trai extends deadlines for comments on data security, ownership, privacy paperstakeholder comments and counter-comments on its recent discussion paper on pro
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
stakeholder comments and counter-comments on its recent discussion paper on protection of data rights of mobile users. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), in a statement Friday, said it has now sought comments and counter-comments by... Read more
16d
The Economic Times
9 macro cues for your day on DIndian IT companies. However, IT margins will be helped by favourable currency
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
Indian IT companies. However, IT margins will be helped by favourable currency movements Free Data for Rural India? The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) wants the government to consider its ‘free data’ suggestion as Internet... Read more
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17d
The Economic Times
Trai asks government to consider its ‘free data’ suggestionNEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) wants the governmen
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) wants the government to consider its ‘free data’ suggestion in the wake of Internet being unaffordable to a large number of people residing in rural regions, saying such an intervention was... Read more
17d
The Economic Times
DoT approaches Trai on review of spectrum caps for telecom companiesAirtel has resisted the idea, according to a telecom department (DoT) letter to
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
Airtel has resisted the idea, according to a telecom department (DoT) letter to the sector regulator. In its letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), DoT said, “Idea, Vodafone and RCom have requested removal of spectrum caps... Read more
17d
The Economic Times
DoT approaches TRAI on review of spectrum caps for telcosper cent within a band and 25 per cent overall across all bands - applicable on
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
per cent within a band and 25 per cent overall across all bands - applicable on the operators. The department's letter to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in this regard follows the recommendations made by the inter-ministerial group... Read more
18d
The Economic Times
Airtel to shift investment focus to 4G, fibre networkprice, no buyer turned up, with Mittal terming base price of Rs 11,485 crore pe
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
price, no buyer turned up, with Mittal terming base price of Rs 11,485 crore per unit as too expensive to purchase. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), as part of its latest spectrum auction consultation, is reconsidering the... Read more
19d
The Economic Times
Modi government weighing options to help weak telcos exit smoothlyrather than on a company-specific basis to ensure a level playing field," and w
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
rather than on a company-specific basis to ensure a level playing field," and with the view to keep the sector alive. A Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) official, when asked on measures that the regulator can suggest to the... Read more
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19d
The Economic Times
Trai's net neutrality views by October-end; OTT consultation soonstart consultation on "residual" issues around over-the-top (OTT) applications
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
start consultation on "residual" issues around over-the-top (OTT) applications soon, its chairman R S Sharma has said. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has already concluded open house discussions around the controversial issue of... Read more
19d
Business Standard India
After collapse of merger talks with RCom, what next for debt-laden Aircel?year from 8.72 per cent a year earlier. Based on financial data for the quarte
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
year from 8.72 per cent a year earlier. Based on financial data for the quarter ended June 2017, as available with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), eight of Aircel’s 21 circles account for only about 5 per cent of its total... Read more
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19d
asianage
Trai's net neutrality views by Oct-end; OTT consultation soonstart consultation on "residual" issues around over-the-top (OTT) applications
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
start consultation on "residual" issues around over-the-top (OTT) applications soon, its chairman R S Sharma has said. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has already concluded open house discussions around the controversial issue of... Read more
21d
asianage
IUC cut to hit telcos' biz by Rs 5,000 cr, 2G calls to suffer: COAIplaced in the public domain now, Trai Chairman R S Sharma today told PTI. Math
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
placed in the public domain now, Trai Chairman R S Sharma today told PTI. Mathews contended that the assumption of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) that all operators should move towards VoLTE technology is not practical as it... Read more
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21d
The Economic Times
On-board Internet - TRAI looking at rolling out Wi-Fi in Indian skiesTaking Indian flyers a step closer to the government's almost two-year-old prom
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
Taking Indian flyers a step closer to the government's almost two-year-old promise of allowing on-board internet, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Friday issued a consultation paper on In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) to frame rules... Read more
22d
Business Standard India
Panel approves extension of time period for spectrum payment to 16 yearsthe new rate will be around 12, " a source explained. The spectrum holding cap
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
the new rate will be around 12, " a source explained. The spectrum holding cap issue had already been referred back to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). The department oftTelecommunications (DOT) has already sought legal opinion on... Read more
23d
asianage
Apple seeks discussion on pesky call app issue with Trairesponse to query on the matter at India Mobile Congress. The pesky call or 'D
asianage / Posted 23 days ago
response to query on the matter at India Mobile Congress. The pesky call or 'Do not disturb' application developed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India makes it easy for consumers to file complaint regarding unsolicited commercial or... Read more
23d
The Economic Times
Apple has written to resolve DND app issue, says Trai chief RS Sharmahave written to us, they want to bring a solution and discuss is with us, we're
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
have written to us, they want to bring a solution and discuss is with us, we're open to it,” RS Sharma, chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), told ET. “We want to resolve the issue as soon as possible, we're for the... Read more
23d
New Kerala
Centre must ensure same service for same rules: MD, Idea Cellular - newkerala news #275671in the pressure on the industry. Expressing his dissent over the abolishment o
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
in the pressure on the industry. Expressing his dissent over the abolishment of interconnect usage charge (IUC) by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recently, Kapania opined that this is further depleting the industry's profits... Read more
23d
The Economic Times
IMC 2017: Incumbents call for urgent government intervention to ease telecom sector stressalleviate financial stress, the top boss of Idea Cellular, which is undergoing
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
alleviate financial stress, the top boss of Idea Cellular, which is undergoing a merger with Vodafone India, called out the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). “Trai has cruelly pushed us to level that only older technologies to close... Read more
24d
Business Standard India
5G faces a 'towering' problemsaid the technology would target 50 per cent of the Indian market. And, just a
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
said the technology would target 50 per cent of the Indian market. And, just a few weeks ago the country’s regulator, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), came out with ... Key stories on business-standard.com are available to... Read more
24d
The Economic Times
Telecom companies seek faster measures to end stress on sectorto extinction while supporting the case for newer technologies like VoLTE, by p
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
to extinction while supporting the case for newer technologies like VoLTE, by proposing a sharp cut in the IUC. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) recently issued a regulation, calling for a reduction in IUC to 6 paise/minute,... Read more
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24d
The Economic Times
IUC cut impact serious, but rapid consolidation a silver lining, says Airtel's Gopal Vittalto comment on whether India’s biggest phone company would challenge the sector
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
to comment on whether India’s biggest phone company would challenge the sector regulator’s IUC decisions in court. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) recently issued a regulation, calling for a reduction in IUC to 6 paise/minute,... Read more
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The Economic Times
10 macro cues for your day on Dalready have data which they share with us. There is no new system required to
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
already have data which they share with us. There is no new system required to compute data,” RS Sharma, Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, told ET. COAI represents companies including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea... Read more
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The Economic Times
Trai rejects companies' plea to delay penalty regime for call dropsreceived a letter from COAI (Cellular Operators’ Association of India) and resp
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
received a letter from COAI (Cellular Operators’ Association of India) and responded to it,” RS Sharma, Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, told ET. “The service quality issue is consumer-centric and it does not require any... Read more
25d
Business Standard India
Hurt by baseless criticism that questions integrity: Trai chief R S Sharmashould not be any doubt in anyone's mind on transparency." he said. The critic
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
should not be any doubt in anyone's mind on transparency." he said. The criticism had turned into allegations of bias, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) Chief said. "This is not the way to conduct debate or conduct your opinions. It... Read more
25d
The Economic Times
Hurt by baseless criticism that questions integrity: Trai Chief RS Sharmashould not be any doubt in anyone's mind on transparency." he said. The critic
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
should not be any doubt in anyone's mind on transparency." he said. The criticism had turned into allegations of bias, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) Chief said. "This is not the way to conduct debate or conduct your opinions. It... Read more
26d
New Kerala
IMC an opportunity to contribute to Digital India, global digitization: COAI Director General - newkerala news #274787to the recent slash in the interconnect usage charge (IUC) from 14 paise minute
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
to the recent slash in the interconnect usage charge (IUC) from 14 paise minute to six paise per minute by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Rajan stated that the matter is a bilateral issue between operators, which... Read more
26d
The Economic Times
Telcos want Trai to defer new call drop rule by six monthsof curtain raiser of the three day industry event India Mobile Congress, starti
The Economic Times / Posted 26 days ago
of curtain raiser of the three day industry event India Mobile Congress, starting from September 27 in Delhi. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on August 18 issued stricter version of quality of service rules which will be... Read more
27d
Business Standard India
Statsguru: Incumbent telcos to face the heatLast week, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) slashed the mobile
Business Standard India / Posted 27 days ago
Last week, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) slashed the mobile interconnect usage charge (IUC) to six paise per minute from 14 paise earlier. While the rate cut was slightly below analyst expectations, it is the steepest reduction (in... Read more
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27d
The Economic Times
IUC charge cut may trigger a faster shift to VoLTE servicestrigger a faster shift to data services from voice, which accounts for about 80
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
trigger a faster shift to data services from voice, which accounts for about 80% of revenue at present, they said. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India last week slashed IUC to 6 paise per minute, with effect from October 1. IUC is paid by... Read more
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27d
The Economic Times
Vodafone moves Supreme Court, seeks access to cost model used to calculate IUC(IUC) paid by the network from where a call originates to the operator where it
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
(IUC) paid by the network from where a call originates to the operator where it is received. The charge is decided by the telecom regulatory authority of India. Vodafone’s appeal stated that Trai must ensure transparency in the process and that... Read more
27d
Business Standard India
Make in India: Govt now wants manufacture of telecom equipmentsuch manufacture is important from the point of view of its ‘Make in India’ pro
Business Standard India / Posted 27 days ago
such manufacture is important from the point of view of its ‘Make in India’ project but also due to security concerns. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has issued a consultation paper on promoting local manufacturing of equipment.... Read more
29d
Business Standard India
IMG looking at giving further relief to telcos: Aruna Sundararajanabout the road map of BharatNet and other matters, including the roll out of 5G
Business Standard India / Posted 29 days ago
about the road map of BharatNet and other matters, including the roll out of 5G services. Edited excerpts: Recently, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) came out with a consultation paper on the next round of spectrum auction. When... Read more
29d
Business Standard India
Drop in cost puts telcos on path of recasting business strategyconsume? Well, it is only 40 MB (megabytes). And telcos have to fork out only R
Business Standard India / Posted 29 days ago
consume? Well, it is only 40 MB (megabytes). And telcos have to fork out only Rs 2.50 for that. That explains why the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Wednesday asked telcos to bring down their voice call costs to the level of... Read more
29d
The Economic Times
Trai files caveats against possible telco challengeusage charge (IUC), three people familiar with the matter said. The country’s
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
usage charge (IUC), three people familiar with the matter said. The country’s top phone companies said the move by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) won’t alter their plans to challenge the regulator’s decision to slash IUC to 6... Read more
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29d
Business Standard India
HC sets aside CCI order in Reliance Jio case, says it has no jurisdictionthe CCI had "no jurisdiction" to interpret contract conditions or policies of t
Business Standard India / Posted 29 days ago
the CCI had "no jurisdiction" to interpret contract conditions or policies of the telecom sector which was governed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act and hence, to order a probe in the case. The bench was hearing a plea filed... Read more
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29d
The Economic Times
CCI breached mandate in ordering cartelisation probe against top telcos: Bombay High Court“denial”, and “congestion” of point of interconnectivity (POIs) unless settled
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
“denial”, and “congestion” of point of interconnectivity (POIs) unless settled finally by the Authorities/TDSAT under the telecom regulatory authority of India (TRAI) Act,” stated the bench in its order on Thursday, a copy of which is with... Read more
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29d
The Economic Times
Top stocks in focus on Friday, 22 September 2017usage charge (IUC) by 57 per cent to 6 paise. They plan to move court claiming
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
usage charge (IUC) by 57 per cent to 6 paise. They plan to move court claiming `irreverisble damage' to stall the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) plan, which comes into effect on October 1. Indian Bank: The board of Indian... Read more
29d
The Economic Times
9 macro cues for your day on Dsome of the ways companies do business, it would likely not be a drastic shift.
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
some of the ways companies do business, it would likely not be a drastic shift. IUC Not a Source of Rrevenue: Trai The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Thursday said that the Interconnection Usage Charge (IUC) between operators... Read more
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