Harassed by call drops on mobile phone? Your woes may end soon!

Harassed by call drops on mobile phone? Your woes may end soon!

Whichever way the Supreme Court swings in its verdict in the call drop case, it is the user who is going to win. The Supreme Court will resume the hearing on the slugfest between trai and telecos on call drop compensation case on Wednesday. 

Call drops: Telcos earning Rs 250 crore a day but not investing to improve services, says TRAI

Call drops: Telcos earning Rs 250 crore a day but not investing to improve services, says TRAI

A "cartel" of 4-5 telecom firms having a billion subscribers are making Rs 250 crore a day but not making investments on their network to improve services to check call drops, government told the Supreme Court on Thursday

Call drops: AG Mukul Rohatgi defends TRAI's stand on penalty

Call drops: AG Mukul Rohatgi defends TRAI's stand on penalty

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Thursday defended the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) decision to impose penalty on telecom operators for call drops.

TRAI stands by proposal to auction all spectrum in 700MHz band

TRAI stands by proposal to auction all spectrum in 700MHz band

The regulator had earlier recommended a record high base price of Rs 11,485 crore per megahertz for the 700 Mhz band, which would be auctioned for the first time.

Unused DTH STBs could be worth 750 mn USD: TRAI

Unused DTH STBs could be worth 750 mn USD: TRAI

Up to 30 million Set Top Boxes (STBs) of Direct to Home (DTH) operators worth nearly 750 million US Dollars may be lying unused in the country mainly because of non-interoperability, broadcasting sector regulator TRAI has said.

Call drops: Supreme Court to resume hearing today

Call drops: Supreme Court to resume hearing today

The Supreme Court will resume hearing on call drop case on Tuesday.

Call drop issue: SC defers hearing on Telcos' plea against HC order till tomorrow

Call drop issue: SC defers hearing on Telcos' plea against HC order till tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred hearing till tomorrow on plea of Telecom companies challenging the High court order over compensation for call drops.

TRAI to look into interconnection charges for IP networks

Telecom regulator Trai on Tuesday said it will look into interconnection charges for Internet-based networks like 4G, furthering its regulatory framework for developing new age communication systems.

DoT seeks to hasten approval process for infra, cable rollout

DoT seeks to hasten approval process for infra, cable rollout

To remove bottlenecks in getting permissions from various authorities for rollout of network by by telecom companies, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has proposed uniform rules and single window clearance system for getting approvals.

Trai to finalise Net neutrality in 'a couple of months'

Trai to finalise Net neutrality in 'a couple of months'

Telecom regulator Trai expects to finalise its view on Net neutrality in "a couple of months".

 DoT may not auction all 700 Mhz spectrum in one go

DoT may not auction all 700 Mhz spectrum in one go

The Department of Telecom (DoT) is unlikely to auction the entire spectrum in 700 Mhz as it feels telecom operators may not bid aggressively for the band due to high reserve price.

Trai to comply with SC order on call drops: Chairman

Trai to comply with SC order on call drops: Chairman

Telecom regulator Trai today said it will comply with the Supreme Court order asking it to consider the technical aspects of calls drops and if regulations on penalty could be amended

SC asks TRAI to apprise it on amending call drops regulations

SC asks TRAI to apprise it on amending call drops regulations

Supreme Court today asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India to consider the papers dealing with technical aspects of call drops and apprise it of its stand on whether it could consider amending regulations to impose penalty on telecom firms

Call drops: SC asks TRAI to consider amending penalties

Call drops: SC asks TRAI to consider amending penalties

SC said prima facie it appears that technical papers which cite the reason of call drops were not taken into account while framing regulation.

HC reserves order on PIL on call drop issue

HC reserves order on PIL on call drop issue

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved for April 25 its order on a petition seeking enforcement of existing laws on call drops and waiver of full amount of a call when it is dropped.

Govt takes Rs 12,489 crore hit as telcos understate revenue: CAG

Govt takes Rs 12,489 crore hit as telcos understate revenue: CAG

Adjustment of one-time entry fee paid by telecom companies whose licences were quashed by the Supreme Court against the spectrum price they paid in 2012-13 deprived national exchequer of Rs 5,476.3 crore, a CAG report tabled in Parliament said Friday.

Call drops in India higher than global average: Survey

Call drops in India higher than global average: Survey

As per a survey, call drops in India are higher than the global average 

Call drops in India much higher than global average: Survey

Call drops in India much higher than global average: Survey

Much higher than the 2 percent acceptable call drops as prescribed by regulator Trai, the average rate in India stands at 4.73 percent as against the global standard of 3 percent, says a report.

Call drops: SC to continue hearing on March 15

Call drops: SC to continue hearing on March 15

SC is hearing the plea of telecom companies challenging High Court order over compensation for call drops.

SC to hear plea of telcos challenging HC order over call drops compensation

SC to hear plea of telcos challenging HC order over call drops compensation

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Thursday the plea of Telecom companies challenging High Court order over compensation for call drops.