Tag: trai

5G auctions likely to be pushed to Q1 of 2022

India’s 5G auctions are likely to be pushed to the first quarter of 2022 at the earliest, with the Department of Telecommunications currently preoccupied with...

RBI exploring need for crypto currency as digital payments rise

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is exploring whether there is a need for a digital version of fiat or crypto currency and in...

Scrapping of IUC levy benefit for VIL, neutral for Airtel, some impact for Jio: Credit Suisse

NEW DELHI: The elimination of inter-operator IUC charges may result in certain EBITDA gains for Vodafone Idea and some impact for Jio, while it will...

bharti airtel: Airtel, Vodafone Idea file segmented offer details to telecom regulator Trai

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea (Vi) have both complied with the telecom regulator’s recent directive and filed details of all their segmented offers made between...

Emergency no 112 to be available for disaster relief in 2 years; alert protocol in 4 yrs: NDMA official

NEW DELHI: People will be able to use the emergency number 112 to seek help during any natural disaster in the next two years, a...

5G: US’s Pai, Trai’s Vaghela back light touch regulation of telecom industry

NEW DELHI: The telecom regulators of India and the US said the industry needed a light touch regulatory environment to encourage investments and innovation, especially...

Supreme Court asks telcos to disclose details of special tariffs to TRAI

New Delhi: In a significant direction, the Supreme Court Friday ordered telecom companies to disclose to regulator TRAI the details of special tariffs and offers...

Jio crossed 400 million user base in July, inactive users still more than rivals: Trai

New Delhi: Reliance Jio became the first mobile phone operator to cross 400 million subscribers in India, having added an industry leading 3.55 million users...

Neutrality must for platforms, app stores and devices, says outgoing Trai chief

New Delhi: Just as principles of net neutrality have been applied to telecom networks, neutrality of platforms, app stores, operating systems, and devices are crucial...

Peers back Paytm in fight against telcos, Trai over financial frauds

New Delhi | Mumbai: Homegrown digital payments providers, including PhonePe and Mobikwik, have sought to join Paytm in a legal battle against the telecom regulator...

Internet user base rises 3.4% to 743 mn at Mar-end; Jio commands over 52% market: Trai data

NEW DELHI: The number of internet subscribers in India increased to over 743 million at the end of March 2020, clocking a growth rate of...

BIF pushes for implementation of Trai’s public wi-fi recommendations, rues delay

The Broadband India Forum (BIF) on Sunday threw its weight behind regulator Trai‘s recommendations on public wi-fi, saying its implementation will help achieve the government’s...

Trai set to restart open house discussions via video-conferencing

NEW DELHI: Amid extension of lockdown by two more weeks, telecom regulator Trai is all set to resume open house discussions — a standard practice...