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Consultation paper on spectrum auction in 15 days: Trai

Consultation paper on spectrum auction in 15 days: Trai

Telecom regulator Trai expects to start the consultation process for the next round of spectrum auction in about a fortnight.

Govt urges SC to defer hearing on WhatsApp privacy policy

Govt urges SC to defer hearing on WhatsApp privacy policy

The government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was in the process of putting in place a comprehensive data protection framework and sought deferment of the hearing on the WhatsApp privacy policy matter.

Airtel moves TDSAT on Jio delay in withdrawing 'Summer' offer

Airtel moves TDSAT on Jio delay in withdrawing 'Summer' offer

Bharti Airtel has filed an application in telecom tribunal TDSAT objecting to the alleged delays by Reliance Jio while withdrawing its 3-month complimentary offer as was directed by Trai.

Telcos using unfair means to stop customer exits: Jio to TRAI

Telcos using unfair means to stop customer exits: Jio to TRAI

Reliance Jio has alleged that the incumbent operators are using "unfair and deceptive" methods such as lining-up customised retention offers for subscribers willing to port out of their network.

Reliance Jio launches 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer; 3-month unlimited benefits at Rs 309

Reliance Jio launches 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer; 3-month unlimited benefits at Rs 309

Reliance Jio has launched a fresh 'Dhan Dhana Dhan' offer on Tuesday just day after its Summer Surprise offer was suspended.

Vodafone moves Trai against Jio Summer Surprise offer

Vodafone moves Trai against Jio Summer Surprise offer

Telecom operator Vodafone on Monday complained to Trai that Reliance Jio is still "luring customers" to subscribe the 'Summer Surprise' offer despite the regulator finding it in violation of norms.

Reliance Jio Summer Surprise Offer to end anytime: Here's what you can do

Reliance Jio Summer Surprise Offer to end anytime: Here's what you can do

Know what you can do before the Summer Surprise Offer officially ends.

Reliance Jio Summer Surprise offer withdrawal: Change.org petition for affordable net gets close to 75,000 signatures

Reliance Jio Summer Surprise offer withdrawal: Change.org petition for affordable net gets close to 75,000 signatures

At the time of filing the story, the petition got 74,703 signatures and was only short of 297 more signatures to reach 75,000.

Telcos' consumer service revenue dips 10.5% in december quarter: TRAI

Telcos' consumer service revenue dips 10.5% in december quarter: TRAI

The revenue of telecom sector from consumer services like mobile telephony and data dipped 10.5 per cent to Rs. 37,284 crore in the October-December period over the previous three months, according to regulator Trai.

New quality norms for cellular services soon: Trai

Telecom regulator Trai today said it will bring out in the next few weeks its order on the revised quality of service norms for mobile services.

Jio beats rivals with almost double 4G download speed: Trai

Jio beats rivals with almost double 4G download speed: Trai

Amid a tussle between leading telecom firms over broadband speed, data published by telecom regulator Trai shows that Reliance Jio tops the chart with almost double the download speed of those offered by its nearest rivals -- Idea Cellular and Airtel.

Govt worry on lower tariffs inconsistent with policy: TRAI

Govt worry on lower tariffs inconsistent with policy: TRAI

TRAI has rejected the Telecom Commission's contention of free offers by Reliance Jio playing havoc on finances of telecom companies saying its policies are aimed at promoting competition and lower tariffs that benefit consumers.

 

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.