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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

India's wireline subscribers decline 0.34% to 21.79 million in January 2019: TRAI

BSNL and MTNL, the two PSU access service providers, held 67.02 percent of the wireline market share, TRAI added.

Mar 27, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

TV viewers may soon be able to switch service providers without changing set top box

Since last two years TRAI has been trying to make STBs interoperable.

Mar 27, 2019, 11:26 AM IST

Mobile Number Portability requests in India increased to 5.84 in January 2019

Under MNP, wireless telephone subscribers can retain their mobile numbers when they relocate from one service area to another.

Mar 26, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Airtel has maximum proportion of active wireless subscribers vs its total wireless subscribers: TRAI

This was followed by Vodafone Idea, Reliance Jio, Reliance Communication and BSNL.

Mar 25, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

India's total wireless subscribers grew to 1.18 bn in January 2019: TRAI

The wireless subscription in urban areas increased to 654.20 million while that of rural areas declined to 527.77 million.

Mar 22, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Telecom subscribers in India reach 1.20 bn in January 2019: TRAI

The urban subscription increased from 666.28 million at the end of December 2018 to 672.91 million at the end of January 2019.

Mar 20, 2019, 17:25 PM IST