TRAI writes to key ministries, associations, NIC, others on new norms for bulk SMS

The regulator has written to key stakeholders across sectors informing them at length about the rules, and urging them to advise entities and organisations under their jurisdiction to "strictly comply with the new regulatory requirement without further delay". The National Informatics Centre (NIC) provides technology support to governance services.

Mar 28, 2021, 16:27 PM IST

TRAI asks telcos to submit names of principal entities not following TCCCPR 2018 rules

In order to protect the interest of consumers, it has been decided that scrubbing of SMS by TSPs shall be suspended temporarily for seven days to enable the principal entities to register the template of SMS so that no inconvenience is faced by the customers.

Mar 12, 2021, 17:02 PM IST

TRAI implement new SMS template, disturbs OTP services

TRAI has directed the telcos to implement the new SMS template, and it has been live since midnight of March 8, 2021. Earlier, the telecom industry was not ready for this change and therefore, it led to the delay in the implementation of the new SMS template. 

Mar 08, 2021, 22:01 PM IST

Government to set up digital intelligence unit to tackle financial irregularities

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) already has regulations in place to check pesky calls. However, several unregistered telemarketers still make calls to people which often also leads to fraudulent incidents. At the license service area level, Telecom Analytics for Fraud Management and Consumer Protection (TAFCOP) system will also be created.

Feb 15, 2021, 21:03 PM IST

Making calls from landlines to mobile phones in India to change from January 1 – Details here

The department has accepted sectoral regulator Trai's recommendation for having the '0' prefix for such calls, a move that will create sufficient numbering space for telecom services.

Nov 25, 2020, 13:39 PM IST

BARC decided to stop TRPs for next 12 weeks

Television ratings agency BARC decided to stop weekly ratings for news channels for three months.

Oct 15, 2020, 13:36 PM IST

Zee Special Videos : What is Television Rating Point also known as TRP

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Oct 09, 2020, 16:30 PM IST

‘Framework needed for telecom services development in Smart Cities at a cheaper cost’

Gupta said there are fundamentals requirements under which a framework has to be made to provide services inside buildings.

Sep 22, 2020, 13:27 PM IST

No immediate regulatory intervention for communication services like Whatsapp, Google Duo, says TRAI

OTT services refer to applications and services that are accessible over the internet and ride on an operator's network. 

Sep 15, 2020, 10:36 AM IST

Telecom subscriber base falls to 116.3 crore in May: TRAI

The telecom subscriber base had declined 85.3 lakh in April, when the country was under complete lockdown, to 116.94 crore.

Aug 28, 2020, 11:05 AM IST

TRAI issues consultation paper on roadmap to promote broadband connectivity and enhanced broadband speed

The Consultation paper has been placed on TRAI's website.

Aug 20, 2020, 14:27 PM IST

India’s telephone subscribers increase 0.32% to 1,180.84 million in February 2020

Urban telephone subscription decreased from 662.75 million at the end of January 2020 to 661.23 million at the end of February 2020, however the rural subscription increased from 514.27 million to 519.62 million during the same period.

Jun 30, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

TRAI launches channel selector app for DTH, cable TV subscribers

The App facilitates subscribers to check their own subscription, view all channels and bouquets provided by their DTH/ Cable Operator.

Jun 26, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

TRAI recommends mandatory interoperability of set top boxes

TRAI, in its recommendations, said that currently, STBs are non-interoperable and that deprives the customer of the freedom to change his service provider and creates a hindrance to technological innovation, improvement in service quality, and the overall sector growth.

Apr 11, 2020, 15:29 PM IST

Watch top 10 news stories of this hour

In this segment of Zee News, watch the top 10 news stories in brief.

Dec 01, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

TRAI fixes mobile call ring time at 30 seconds, 60 seconds for landline

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday set phone call ring time at 30 seconds on mobiles and 60 seconds for landline phones, in case the call is neither answered nor rejected by the subscriber.

Nov 01, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

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