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Airtel's 'fastest network' claim misleading: Jio to ASCI

Airtel's 'fastest network' claim misleading: Jio to ASCI

Telecom operator Reliance Jio has approached advertisement sector watchdog ASCI against Bharti Airtel saying the latter's claim of being "officially the fastest network" is "misleading" and done in "mala fide manner in collusion with" broadband speed tester Ookla.

Reliance Jio free offer to continue; TDSAT asks Trai to re-examine issue

Reliance Jio free offer to continue; TDSAT asks Trai to re-examine issue

The telecom tribunal on Thursday did not stay Reliance Jio’s free promotional offer, but asked regulator Trai to “re-examine” issues relating to the approval granted to the operator to continue with the freebies.

TRAI to review procedural bottlenecks in telecom business

TRAI to review procedural bottlenecks in telecom business

Regulator TRAI on Tuesday stressed the need to identify bottlenecks that make the functioning of telecom business difficult in India and listed out processes such as licence acquisition, spectrum allotment and mergers that can be reviewed.

TRAI asks global SIM card cos to explain poor service quality

International SIM card and global calling card companies have caught the attention of telecom regulator TRAI over instances of unsatisfactory service quality provided to consumers when they are travelling abroad.

TRAI favours PCO-type model for low-cost public Wi-Fi services

Telecom regulator TRAI on Thursday recommended small entrepreneurs and shop owners be allowed to become Wi-Fi hotspot venues and team up with 'aggregators' to offer low-cost public Internet services in a PCO-type model.

Reliance Jio average download speed doubled in January

Reliance Jio average download speed doubled in January

At this speed, a user can download a movie in less than three minutes.

Govt's idea to auction spectrum every year progressive: Mittal

Govt's idea to auction spectrum every year progressive: Mittal

The government's proposal to auction spectrum every year has got a backer in Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, who however has said there is no need for sale of airwaves in coming fiscal.

Govt to seek TRAI views on auctioning spectrum every year

Govt to seek TRAI views on auctioning spectrum every year

The government is looking at making spectrum auction an annual event and will reach out to sectoral regulator Trai for its recommendations, Telecom Secretary JS Deepak on Tuesday said.

Are Jio's offers base plan or special voucher? TDSAT asks TRAI

Are Jio's offers base plan or special voucher? TDSAT asks TRAI

Telecom tribunal TDSAT on Monday asked regulator TRAI to place all documents pertaining to Reliance Jio's free offers and specify whether the tariffs were a regular plan, base plan or special tariff voucher.

TRAI examining BSNL's new app-based calling service; view soon

Telecom regulator TRAI is examining the limited fixed mobile telephony services of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd following objections raised by the cellular operators, and a decision is expected soon.

TRAI seeks views on promotional offers, predatory pricing

TRAI seeks views on promotional offers, predatory pricing

Telecom regulator TRAI will review the rules of tariff assessment with regard to promotional offers and predatory pricing, issues that have triggered a public spat between Reliance Jio and incumbent operators.

Will look at Voda-Idea merger when required: Trai

Telecom watchdog Trai today said it will look into the proposed Vodafone and Idea merger "as and when" regulatory issues crop up.

Airtel network logs highest download speed in January – Know the ranking of other telcos

Airtel network logs highest download speed in January – Know the ranking of other telcos

Average download speed on Bharti Airtel's mobile network was highest in January at 8.42 megabit per second (mbps).

Reliance Jio second in user base with 23% market share: Report

Reliance Jio second in user base with 23% market share: Report

Reliance Jio has become the second telecom player in terms of users as it captured more than 23 percent of the Indian market, as per a report released on Wednesday.

Reliance Jio to Delhi HC: TRAI held its free offers perfectly legitimate

Reliance Jio to Delhi HC: TRAI held its free offers perfectly legitimate

Reliance Jio on Tuesday told Delhi High Court that telecom regulator TRAI has held that its free offers to subscribers was perfectly legitimate.

TRAI held our free offers as legitimate: Rjio to HC

Reliance Jio (RJIO) on Tuesday told Delhi High Court that telecom regulator TRAI has held that its free offers to subscribers was perfectly legitimate.

Telecom Comm seeks clarity from Trai on Rs 3,050-crore fine

Telecom Comm seeks clarity from Trai on Rs 3,050-crore fine

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission on Monday sought clarity from Trai on Rs 3,050-crore penalty that the watchdog recommended on three operators, including Airtel and Vodafone, for allegedly violating interconnect norms and its power to impose fine in such cases.

Operator-assisted drive tests to check call drops soon: Trai

Operator-assisted drive tests to check call drops soon: Trai

Telecom regulator Trai has said that 'operator-assisted' drive tests, which measure call drops and service quality, would start across various locations soon.

Reliance Jio tariffs in line with regulations: TRAI

Reliance Jio tariffs in line with regulations: TRAI

Telecom regulator TRAI has said the tariff plans of Reliance Jio are in compliance with its regulations and the existing tariff orders.

 

COAI approaches TRAI against BSNL's new limited fixed mobile telephony services

Cellular operators under COAI have approached telecom regulator TRAI against state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL's) new limited fixed mobile telephony services.