TRAI to seek industry views on Do-Call Registry

Telecom regulator TRAI will issue consultation paper this week for stakeholders to elicit views on a `Do-Call` registry where only registered users would be called by the telemarketing firms.

Dishnet Wireless most congested mobile network in June: TRAI

Dishnet Wireless Ltd, a part of Aircel group that offers GSM mobile services in northern and eastern states, emerged as the most congested mobile network in April-June this year, telecom regulator TRAI said on Friday.

TRAI seeks industry views on spectrum auction, licence cap

Telecom regulator TRAI on Friday issued a consultation paper on spectrum management and review of licence terms and conditions.

TRAI to come out with consultation paper on M&A norms

Telecom regulator TRAI on Tuesday said
it will float a consultation paper on merger and acquisitions
in the sector by the next month, a move that could unleash the
second wave of consolidation in the sector.

Tariff war: Idea introduces per-second billing option in Himachal

Idea cellular on Saturday introduced per-second pulse rate for its subscribers in Himachal Pradesh, intensifying the already existing tariff war among operators.

Per second billing to be one of the options: TRAI

Telecom regulator TRAI on Thursday said
that operators will have to provide an optional tariff of per
second call along with other packages or plans.

SC gives TRAI time till Jan 15 to fix DTH tariff

The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave
telecom regulator TRAI time till January 15 to complete its
exercise to fix tariff for DTH services.

TRAI asks DoT to refer Uniform license fee to regulator

Telecom regulator TRAI has urged
the government to consult it before deciding on a uniform
license fee for operators, saying it has implications on the
Centre`s revenue as well as of the service providers.

TRAI wants DoT to consult it on uniform licence fee

TRAI on Sunday said
the government must consult it before taking any decision on
uniform licence fee of 8.5 percent of total revenues for
operators as proposed by the DoT.

TRAI`s view on capping of licences by Nov-end only

TRAI has said it can’t give its fresh views on crucial issue of capping of licences by Sept 5 as licensing policy needs a closer look for industry growth.

SC allows TRAI to fix infrastructure charges

SC gave interim approval to telecom regulator TRAI to frame guidelines for fixing infrastructure charges to be collected from Reliance Infocomm (now Reliance Communications) and BPL Communications.

Mobile number portability likely by Dec 1: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority
of India (TRAI) Chairman J S Sarma today said that mobile
number portability would come by December one this year.

SC gives TRAI time till Dec-end to work out cable tariffs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted
telecom regulator TRAI`s plea for more time to work out a fresh tariff regime for cable services.

Mobile number portability likely to come by Dec one: TRAI

Telecom regulator TRAI on Tuesday said
mobile subscribers can probably avail the facility of changing
service providers while retaining the numbers by December 1.

TRAI seeks financial details of broadcasters

TRAI has sought financial and operational details of broadcasters, cable operators and multi system operators.

TRAI says MNP norms by Aug-end

TRAI has said guidelines for mobile no portability are likely to be ready by Aug-end and asked operators to keep networks ready to roll out the services quickly.

Hindujas, Datacom to wait till TRAI issues recos

The entry of the Hindujas, Datacom and Moser Baer into the mobile telephony business would be delayed further as the TRAI has asked the government not to grant any new licences till it issues recommendation on spectrum allocation.

Govt seeks TRAI view on capping number of players in a circle

The government has sought TRAI`s
opinion on the possibility of capping the number of operators
per circle, a move, if it materialises, will seal the fate of
343 applications for telecom licences.

Number portability: TRAI seeks views from industry

Telecom regulator TRAI has
sought the opinion of industry and other stakeholders on
Mobile Number Portability charges, which will decide what
service providers and a customer should pay for switching
operators.

TRAI seeks views from industry on issues relating to MNP

TRAI has sought industry’s opinion and other stakeholders on Mobile Number Portability charges.