Pornography: Soon, parental censorship to ensure kids safety online

Pornography: Soon, parental censorship to ensure kids safety online

Under the new plan, consumers can choose to opt for the control on a daily, weekly or monthly basis as with any other value-added service.

Consumers have right to be compensated for call drops: TRAI

Consumers have the right to get compensated for call drops and this was different from the quality of service guidelines that cellular service providers have to follow under the licence conditions, TRAI told Delhi High Court Friday.

 

DNA: Analysis of call drop issues faced by Indian population

Another challenge which India is facing is the issue of call drop. The TRAI has given guidelines to the telecom companies but will this problem end in 2016?

Call drops: No coercive steps to be taken against telcos till Jan 6

Call drops: No coercive steps to be taken against telcos till Jan 6

The telecom regulator had said that it would be mandatory for cellular operators to compensate subscribers for call drops from January 1.

Ravi Shankar Prasad does plainspeak, will be 'tough' on call drops

Ravi Shankar Prasad does plainspeak, will be 'tough' on call drops

Calling for a balance between business growth and consumer interest, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said he will remain tough on the issue of service quality of telecom companies.

 

Consultation paper issued is not on net neutrality: TRAI

Telecom regulator TRAI on Friday said the consultation paper it has issued this week is not on net neutrality but seeks views of stakeholders on a specific matter of differential pricing for data services being offered by operators.

Call drop compensation unlikely in near term: UBS Securities

Call drop compensation unlikely in near term: UBS Securities

Trai's order making it mandatory to compensate customers for up to three call drops in a day is not likely to be implemented in the near term.

Call drop penalty norms fraught with glitches: Analysts

Call drop penalty norms fraught with glitches: Analysts

The Indian telecom watchdog's decision to penalise mobile phone service providers for call drops is fraught with glitches as it ignores issues like technical hurdles in assigning reasons, poor spectrum policy and obstacles in roll-out of towers, analysts maintain.

Spectrum trading at latest auction price: Official

Telecom companies would be allowed to trade spectrum at a price achieved in the latest auction of airwaves or higher than that, an official source said.

Govt approves spectrum trading norms for telecom firms

Govt approves spectrum trading norms for telecom firms

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the much-awaited spectrum trading norms for telecom companies.

Call drops: Govt initiates steps to address problem

The TRAI will soon ask telecom companies to disclose information related to their services which would be publicised so that customers are aware of capacity of their operator and enable them to choose their service provider.

Govt mulls levying penalty on telcos for call drops

A top official in the ministry said it will be conveyed to the owners that in case quality of service does not improve, option of levying penalty under licence conditions is not ruled out.

Optimise networks to curb call drops: Prasad to telcos

With call drops becoming a cause of concern for the entire country, mobile operators need to rise to the occasion and they cannot escape their "responsibility and accountability", he said.

Spectrum sharing positive for telecom sector: Ind-Ra

Spectrum sharing will help large telecom companies address network congestion and make it easier for small players to provide advanced mobile technologies like 3G and 4G, an India Rating research report said today.

India Post says open to partnerships for payments bank

Having secured RBI's nod to set up a payments bank, the Department of Posts has said it is open for partnership in this new venture and is in talks with some telecom companies.

Net neutrality: Deadline to submit comments extended to August 20

Net neutrality: Deadline to submit comments extended to August 20

In a positive development, Government today extended the deadline for submission of public comments on the proposed policy framework for 'net neutrality' till August 20.

Telecos to submit report on call drop today

The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has asked all mobile phone-service providers to submit a report on action taken by them to address the call drop issue by July 31.

Telecos need to talk to each other for alliances, 4G : SSTL

Amid challenging market dynamics, telecom operators are discussing with each other for partnerships and alliances, including 4G services, telecom firm Sistema Shyam Teleservices on Tuesday said.