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Should zero mobile termination charge deadline be revised? TRAI seeks suggestion on Interconnect fee

Interconnection Usage Charges (IUC) are wholesale charges payable by a Telecom Service Provider (TSP)  to  another Telecom  Service  Provider (TSP) for origination, transiting, or termination  of the calls.

Sep 19, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

India's total telephone subscribers increased 0.22% to 1,186.63 in July

The overall Tele-density in India increased from 90.11 at the end of June 2019 to 90.23 at the end of July 2019 .

Sep 19, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Vodafone Idea India's largest mobile operator, Jio 2nd largest; adds 85.3 lakh users in July: TRAI

Reliance Jio had 339794939 telecom subscribers in July as compared to 331255614 subscribers in June 2019.

Sep 18, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

How long should an incoming call ring on your mobile - TRAI seeks suggestions

The objective of this consultation Paper is to discover values for duration of ringing which should be configured by all the telecommunication service providers to forced release calls in case no answer condition persists beyond the given duration.

Sep 17, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

Jio tops 4G chart with 21.3 mbps download speed; Vodafone in upload in August: TRAI

Reliance Jio was the fastest 4G operator in 2018 with highest average download speed in all 12 months, the telecom regulator data showed.

Sep 17, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

Govt plans to complete spectrum auction by Nov-end: Sources

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had said he hoped to complete the auction in the current calendar.

Sep 10, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

Data usage revenue jumps to Rs 54,671 crore in 2018: Trai

The volume of average wireless data usage per wireless data subscriber per month has increased from 4.13 GB during the year 2017, to 7.69 GB during 2018, the report said.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

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

Reliance Jio tops average 4G download speed in July: TRAI

Jio achieved 21.0 Mbps average download speed in the month of July, which was more than over two times of Bharti Airtel's average peak speed of 8.8 mbps in the reported month, as per the TRAI data.

Aug 19, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

Reliance Jio again pips Airtel to become India's 2nd largest mobile operator; adds 82.6 lakh users in June

Reliance Jio had 331255614 telecom subscribers in June as compared to 322987567 subscribers in May 2019 While Bharti Airtel had 320353475 subscribers in June as compared to 320383358 subscribers in May. Jio also had net addition of 8268047 subscribers for the month of June, TRAI data showed.

Aug 19, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Reliance Jio pips Airtel to become India's 2nd largest mobile operator: TRAI

Vodafone Idea (post merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular) retained the numero uno position with 38.75 crore consumers in the wireless segment.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:33 PM IST

Jio adds most subscribers in April; Airtel, VIL lose

State-run BSNL was the only other gainer with over 2.28 lakh new subscribers taking its total tally to around 11.59 crore.

Jun 25, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Trai seeks views on free spectrum allotment worth Rs 98,520 cr to Railways

The DoT in its comment to Trai mentioned that the spectrum in 700 MHz band is a valuable spectrum as the reserve price provided by the regulator Trai in its recommendations dated August 1, 2018 on pan-India basis comes out to be Rs 98,520 crore for 15 MHz (paired) spectrum.

Jun 25, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

DCC clears imposing penalty on Airtel, Voda Idea; seeks Trai view on fine amount

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in October 2016 recommended imposing total penalty of Rs 3,050 crore on Airtel, Vodafone Idea for allegedly denying interconnectivity to newcomer RJio.

Jun 17, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Telecom panel asks Trai to reconsider recommendations on spectrum auction

The Digital Communications Commission (DCC), which met here Thursday, also approved the terms and conditions for 5G trials in the country, sources said.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

Trai chief sees new govt pushing reforms in telecom, 5G roll-out

Sharma said it is for the government to take a call on its priorities for the sector but added that he sees an accelerated implementation of various provisions of the National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP).

May 31, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Jio, BSNL drive telecom subscriber growth to 120.5 crore in February

Both Reliance Jio and BSNL jointly added a net of 86.39 lakh mobile subscribers but the rest of the telecom operators jointly lost a net of 69.93 lakh wireless customers with Vodafone Idea losing the biggest chunk of mobile connections, as per the data.

Apr 18, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Trai finds six cable firms violating new tariff order, seeks compliance in 5 days

The regulator also clarified that DTH and cable operators cannot force consumers to go in for only predefined packages or bouquets.

Apr 17, 2019, 09:14 AM IST

Telcos need to submit plan details of segmented offers every month: Trai

Trai directed telecom service providers to share with it number of subscribers at the end of each month who have availed the segmented offer.

Apr 04, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

India's broadband subscribers increased 4.15% to 540.04 mn in January: TRAI

Reliance Jio had the top market share of the total broadband subscribers in the month of January with 289.44 million subscribers, the report found.

Mar 28, 2019, 10:19 AM IST