After leaving the initial consultative process halfway, bringing out a regulation banning differential pricing and coming out with a consultation paper recently to examine if mobile operators can provide free data, the Teleco
Telecom regulator Trai today issued pre-consultation paper on net neutrality, a topic that had kicked up dust earlier this year over platforms like Facebook's Free Basics and Airtel Zero as well as attempts to charge certain
Broadcasting sector regulator TRAI is counting on the acumen of experts from institutions like IITs and IISc to overcome technological challenges that block the possibility of inter-operability of Set Top Boxes (STBs).
After prohibiting mobile operators from providing differential data tariffs through select tie-ups with content providers, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Thursday came out with a consultation paper to exp
Telecom regulator Trai will start pre-consultation on net neutrality within two to three days. “We will start pre-consultation on net neutrality in 2-3 days,” Trai Chairman R S Sharma told reporters today. The Tel
As the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government completes two years in office, communications & IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad feels that the contours of Digital India are in place.
Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad may have got the telecom industry up in arms over his campaign against call drops, but he has also worked hard to address the industry’s biggest constraint, that of shortage of spectrum
A 'cartel' of 4-5 telecom firms having a billion subscribers are making Rs 250 crore a day but not making investments on their network to improve services to check call drops, government told the Supreme Court today.
The steeply high reserve price at Rs 11,485 per Mhz recommended by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) for auction of 700 Mhz spectrum has put the department of telecommunications in a fix.
The Supreme Court today asked the telecom operators to given an undertaking that they have not exceeded the two per cent threshold limit of call drops as mandated in the regulations after the companies claimed helplessness in
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has informally agreed to a plea by telecom service providers to not enforce call drops compensation from Monday and would wait till Thursday when Supreme Court has listed the m
A DoT panel has found some flaw in the methodology used by regulator Trai to arrive at pan-India base price for 700 Mhz band, which suggests the already record recommended price of the premium band could be higher.
TRAI Chairman R S Sharma talks about the Net neutrality debate and explains the regulatory body’s reasons for ruling out differential pricing for data services, says he wouldn’t describe telecom companies presenting their