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Trai website to soon display telcos' tariff plans: RS Sharma

Going further, Trai is mulling allowing 'export' or use of that data to enable people to build tariff-comparison apps and products, just as one sees for insurance or airline fares.

Aug 13, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

Analysing impact of GST, input credit in telecom sector: Mnaoj Sinha

The Communications Ministry will "analyse" the impact of Goods and Services Tax on telecom subscribers, and approach the Finance Ministry in case consumers or players face "genuine problems", Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said on Monday.

Jul 17, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

Telecom subscriber base in India crosses 1.2 billion mark

The telecom subscriber base crossed 1.2 billion mark in May, according to sectoral regulator Trai.
While the growth was led by 6.23 million net subscriber additions in the mobile services segment, it was marginally impacted by decline of 0.14 million landline subscribers.

Jul 13, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Telecom subscriber base crosses 1,198 million in April

The telecom subscriber base in the country reached 1,198.89 million in April but growth continued its downward trend in line with slower pace of new customer additions by Reliance Jio.

Jun 13, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

TRAI to 'look into' complaints of customised retention offers

Telecom regulator Trai will "look into" the complaints about operators doling out customised retention offers to influence subscribers who want to shift to a rival network.

May 07, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Govt plans to launch soon toll free number '1955' for call drops

In order to take feedback of telecom subscribers on call drops, government is planning to soon come out with a tool free number.

Dec 19, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

HC junks Vodafone plea against IT demand of over Rs 7.5 crore

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed Vodafone's plea challenging a demand of over Rs 7.57 crore imposed on it by the Income Tax department for not deducting TDS for the assessment year 2013-14 on discount given to distributors towards sale of recharge coupons.

Jul 22, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

Telecom subscriber base reaches all-time high at 97 crore

Telecom subscriber base of the country reached all-time high of 97 crore at the end of December 2014, as per the latest report by regulator TRAI.

Feb 08, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

India's telecom subscriber base reaches 96.42 cr in November

Telecom subscriber base in the country reach 96.42 crore in November with Idea Cellular leading the race in terms of new customer additions, as per the data released Wednesday by sector regulator TRAI.

Jan 07, 2015, 21:13 PM IST

TRAI paper on broadband next month; WhatsApp, skype etc in queue

The telecom regulator TRAI will invite views of public on issues related to roll out of broadband in the country by end of next month.

Aug 20, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

GSM players add 48.5 lakh users in July: COAI

GSM based telecom players added 48.5 lakh new subscribers in July to take the total user base to 74.44 crore, industry body COAI said Thursday.

Aug 14, 2014, 18:29 PM IST

Telecom subscribers rise to 933 million

Driven by mobile connections, the country's telecom industry added over one million users in March, taking the total number of subscribers to 933 million, as per latest data released by telecom regulator TRAI.

May 12, 2014, 16:44 PM IST

GSM operators add 16.6 lakh rural users in October: COAI

The total rural teledensity stood at 41.70 percent as on September 2013.

Dec 04, 2013, 16:39 PM IST

Telcos add 1.85 mn new mobile users in Apr; Bharti leads

In March, net addition of mobile services subscribers was 8 million.

Jun 27, 2012, 20:45 PM IST

Relief from pesky calls, SMSes from Sept 27

Millions of telecom subscribers (mobile and landline) will finally get relief from unwanted calls and SMSes from September 27.

Sep 05, 2011, 16:47 PM IST