Telecom Tariff

Broadcasters wary of TRAI decision on review pricing

They fear that the intrusive approach by the regulator will only discourage and disincentivise fresh investments into the sector, which can have dire consequences.

Aug 20, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Airtel vs Reliance Jio data pack at Rs 98: Who offers better plan?

The upgraded plan offers prepaid customers 5GB of 4G/ 3G data for 28 days.

Feb 23, 2018, 10:09 AM IST

Get 300GB data, unlimited calling on Airtel prepaid recharge of Rs 3,999

The pre-paid plan is valid for 360 days.

Nov 14, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Your mobile bill may further drop by upto 30% – Know why

Telecom tariffs are likely to further drop by 25-30 percent over the next year and the  market is expected to further move towards lower pricing.

Aug 23, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Telecom tangle: Is floor price for voice, data services feasible?

Industry stakeholders have suggested a floor price to stop any player from offering tariff below that level.

Jun 29, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Telecom tariffs may go up every year: Vodafone MD

India's second largest telecom operator Vodafone expects phone call and other mobile services rates to go up every year, indicating that low tariff regime may not be sustainable any longer for the industry.

Nov 10, 2013, 12:51 PM IST

Telcos say high spectrum cost may increase rates by 50%

Calling for a reduction in the base price for the next spectrum auction, telecom companies have said higher costs may lead to rates for calls, text messages and other services rising by up to 50 percent.

Aug 15, 2013, 15:11 PM IST

Telecom players eye higher call rates for survival

Indian mobile telephone companies have come a long way and no longer perceive lowering prices and increasing subscribers as tools for survival. To ensure their sustenance, telecom players in India are slowly hiking call rates and doing away with promotional offers.

May 19, 2013, 16:00 PM IST

Telecom tariff war to end in three years: TRAI Chairman

Rather than cutting call charges - which was the theme about two years ago at the height of the price war - telecom operators are now wooing customers with freebies like same amount of talk time for a lower price or more talk time for the same price.

Sep 11, 2012, 17:53 PM IST

Rs 14 K cr base price will lead to 37-49 p call rate hike: COAI

Telecom industry body COAI Monday claimed that the Rs 14,000 crore base price fixed by Cabinet for auction of telecom spectrum will lead to 37-49 paise per minute increase in call tariffs.

Aug 06, 2012, 23:54 PM IST

Telecom stocks surge on tariff hike buzz

Led by Idea Cellular, telecom stocks surged by up to 10.60 percent on the BSE Monday after Bharti airtel hiked mobile tariffs by up to 20 percent for pre-paid users using certain packages in several circles, triggering anticipation that other firms may follow suit.

Jul 25, 2011, 12:59 PM IST

Uniform tariff within SAARC key to regional ties

Low and uniform telecom tariffs across SAARC nations will help improve trade relations between member countries, as well as bolster regional cooperation, says a study.

Sep 26, 2010, 17:36 PM IST

TRAI looking at need to revisit telecom tariff issues

Telecom regulator Trai on Monday said
it is looking at the possibility of revisiting the telecom
tariff issues which are currently determined by market forces.

Nov 30, 2009, 22:17 PM IST