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Common infra for 5G technology could help private telecom companies: TRAI chief

January 22, 2020 1:25 pm

Claiming that 5G technology was nothing short of a quantum jump, TRAI Chairman R S Sharma said India cannot afford to lag behind in the technology curve.

DoT launches portal to track stolen, lost mobiles in Delhi

December 31, 2019 4:32 am

The portal, backed by the Central Equipment Identity Register, will help users facilitate blocking of stolen or lost mobile phones across mobile networks, Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash said.

TRAI: 6p/min charge on outgoing calls to other networks extended

December 18, 2019 12:48 am

While reducing the termination rate by a massive 57 per cent to 6 paise per minute in September 2017, Trai had said that from January 2020 operators would move to a regime of zero rate.

‘DoT to move proposal for cut in licence fee for telecom operators’

December 09, 2019 3:14 am

Sources said that DoT would shortly move a proposal before the Digital Communications Commission (DCC) to reduce the universal service obligation fund (USOF) levy by 2 percentage points to 3 per cent.

New MNP rules: Trai fixes 3 working days to process port-out requests in same circle, 5 days for inter-circle

December 04, 2019 11:19 am

According to present rules, telecom operators and MNP service providers are required to process the request of subscribers within four days in the same circle to change their telecom operator without changing their mobile number.

Telcos propose Trai to regulate data tariff by fixing minimum price

December 04, 2019 5:21 am

In its communication to Trai chairman RS Sharma, COAI has written that in today’s fierce competition voluntary tariff hike by operators will not suffice and a regulation of tariff is required for which floor price for data services is required.

Vodafone Idea shares surge over 24%, Bharti Airtel hits fresh 52-week high on tariff hike announcement

December 02, 2019 5:46 pm

The shares of Vodafone Idea surged as much as 24.30 per cent to Rs 8.49 on the BSE in the intraday trade on Monday, while Bharti Airtel shares had rallied to their 52-week high of Rs 485.75, rising by 9.82 per cent from their previous close during the intraday session.

Trai suggests transparency in publishing tariff offers by telcos

November 28, 2019 5:17 am

The regulator decided to come out with a consultation paper after it received a significant number of complaints from individual consumers on lack of transparency in disclosure of tariff information.

Part relief for telcos from 2-year spectrum moratorium but more measures needed: Analysts

November 21, 2019 5:28 pm

Credit Suisse in its report on Thursday said that while deferment of spectrum auction payment is in line with its expectations, "no decision on license fees reduction is clearly negative".

Vodafone Idea rallies for fourth consecutive session; up over 17 per cent

November 20, 2019 5:00 pm

Rising for the fourth consecutive session, Vodafone Idea shares advanced 17.44 per cent to close at Rs 7.07 on the BSE. During the day, it jumped 31.72 per cent to Rs 7.93. In four sessions, the stock price has more than doubled.