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DTH users in metro areas saving up to 15 per cent in subscription post TRAI framework: Government

The direct-to-home (DTH) subscribers in India's metro areas are saving to the tune of 10 to 15 per cent in their subscription following the implementation of the new regulatory framework by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

Subscriber holds the remote, and the keys

New TRAI regulations give customers the option to choose even a single channel, brings transparency to broadcasting platforms.


Telcos get time until February to roll out pesky call complaint mechanism

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will start imposing penalty of up to 50 lakh per calendar month from March if telecom operators fail to adhere to clause of Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference (Amendment) Regulations 2018.

TRAI reduces mobile number porting time to 2 days within same circle

TRAI has now revamped the mobile number portability (MNP) process, so that subscribers can make the changes faster, and are screened thoroughly before receiving the Universal Porting Code (UPC).

TRAI explores regulation for WhatsApp, Google Duo like apps

Sources said that TRAI's latest consultation paper would impact players like WhatsApp, Skype, Viber and Hike, and may also extend to new offerings by Facebook and Twitter.

TRAI overhauls rules on pesky calls, spam

In May, Trai had released the draft Telecom Commercial Communication Customer Preference Regulation (TCCCPR), 2018 to check the menace of unsolicited commercial communication, or spam calls and messages.


Trai chairman RS Sharma: ‘Devices, apps, browsers must follow same rules as telcos till new law emerges’

Trai chairman RS Sharma said that the Justice BN Srikrishna committee was already looking into data protection issues.

Reliance Jio speed drops in April, but it is still on top, according to TRAI

TRAI's My Speed app data collected for April 2018 shows that Reliance Jio tops download speeds among 4G players with 14.7Mbps speeds.

TRAI counters Apple; proposes compulsory access to call logs, SMS for DND apps

Regulatory body TRAI has taken its tiff with Apple further, as it has introduced a new clause in its regulation for DND apps, saying that all such services must come with access to call and SMS records.

Telecom subscriber base again crosses 1.2 billion mark in March

Indian Telecom subscriber base has again crossed the 1.2 billion mark, thanks to the addition of over 26 million customers in March.