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
Performance of mobile operators deteriorated in terms of call drops during July-September 2015 with Aircel having a drop rate of as high as 18 per cent in North East and Orissa for 3G services, Trai has found.
Facebook board member Marc Andreessen today set off a controversy by terming India's decision to bar discriminatory Internet tariff as an "anti-colonialist" idea and said the country would have been better off if it remained
A day after prohibiting mobile operators from offering differential data tariff plans, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has asked them to adopt open standards, open source (software) technology, and open softw
Social media giant Facebook today expressed disappointment over telecom regulator Trai's decision not to allow differential pricing of data, saying it adversely impacts its free internet platform Free Basics.
Net neutrality: Not surprisingly, given the TRAI’s comments in the past, the telecom regulator has ruled out differential pricing for data which, in effect, means there can be no Free Basics of the type Facebook was offerin
Backing Net neutrality, telecom watchdog Trai barred operators from charging different rates for Internet access based on content, dealing a blow to Facebook's controversial Free Basics and other such plans.
Given the high base price that has been recommended by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) for the 700-MHz spectrum and stress on their balance sheets, top telecom players may not bid for the radiowaves in this p
Hundreds of startups including bigger players like, Zomato, Cleartrip, Paytm and their employees today approached Prime Minister Narendra Modi to defend net neutrality, which they define it as access to content on Internet wi
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India may find it difficult to frame clear-cut guidelines on differential data tariff given the diverse responses received at the open house on the subject on Thursday.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) and social networking site Facebook are locked in a war of words involving the regulator’s consultation paper on differential data pricing, which the latter sees aimed at cur
A day before the open house discussion on differential pricing of data, a full-scale war of words has broken out between telecom regulator Trai and social network Facebook over the Net neutrality debate.
As Trai gears up to frame the Net Neutrality rules, telecom operators have favoured differential pricing for data services even as nearly 80 per cent replies to the regulator's consultation process follow the Facebook 'templa
Stating that it is within its statutory power to regulate the issue of call drops, telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that imposing a financial liability on t
Lack of investment by telecom firms in network infrastructure like mobile towers, appears to be the main reason behind the "pervasive problem" of call drops across the country, TRAI told Delhi High Court today.