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Pay Rs 500 to restore phones disconnected for pesky calls:Trai

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 17:05

In a bid to check pesky calls, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) had last year approved disconnection of their phones if rules of unwanted calls and messages were flouted by them, or on their behalf.

Pesky calls, SMSes: Rs 5.04 cr fine imposed on 13 telcos

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 21:09

The fine was imposed on Airtel, Aircel, Vodafone, Idea , Reliance Communications, Tata Teleservices, Unitech Wireless, Videocon Telecommunications, SSLT, BSNL, MTNL, Quadrant Televentures and Loop Telecom.

Trai relaxes penalty norms on pesky calls

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 15:02

Telecom regulator Trai has relaxed penalty norms under which it will impose fine on telecom operators based on new a slab instead of levying Rs 5,000 fine on every pesky call and SMS complaint received.

TRAI warns seven banks for sending pesky communications

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 20:24

The errant banks which also include PNB, Citi, Axis and Kotak Mahindra are found to be marketing their products and services using unregistered telemarketers, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said in a statement.

'Most pesky callers on Tata Tele, RCom, Aircel networks'

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 14:15

As per the data compiled by government agencies for the period between September 27, 2011 and August 21, 2013, customers made 627,384 complaints against pesky calls.

Pesky calls: Over 25,000 entities blacklisted

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 19:28

Over 25,000 entities have been blacklisted for making pesky calls and SMSes and they will not get a phone connection for the next two years, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said Friday.

Operators, banks, insurance cos to face action on pesky calls

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 17:50

Coming down heavily on pesky callers, telecom regulator Trai Thursday said phone connections of banks, insurance firms and realty players will be disconnected if rules of unwanted calls and messages are flouted by them, or on their behalf.

Notices issued to 246 telemarketers for violating norms

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 12:43

In a bid to rein in pesky calls and text messages, telecom regulator TRAI has blacklisted 15 telemarketers and issued notices to 246 of them, while deducting Rs 1.36 crore security deposit for violations of various norms.

DoT may suggest steep fine of Rs 20,000 on every pesky call

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 20:34

The Department of Personnel and Training has sought comments on the Right to Privacy bill from DoT which feels in case of unsolicited commercial communication through telephone calls, the caller shall be punished with a penalty of Rs 20,000 in each case, sources said.

Senders of pesky calls, SMSes will face disconnection: TRAI

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 19:37

Name and address of such subscribers shall be entered into a blacklist and no resources would be allotted to these subscribers for a period of two years in such cases, TRAI Member RK Arnold told reporters.

Indian flooded with pesky calls; UK`s Ofcom assessing complaint

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 12:47

The UK`s broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has said it was "assessing" over 160 complaints made in reference to the programme.

TRAI initiates action against Idea

Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 23:06

Telecom regulator TRAI Thursday said it has initiated action against Idea Cellular for not implementing the revised procedure for lodging of complaints against pesky calls and messages through SMS.