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Reliance Jio tops 4G chart with 21.3 Mbps download speed in August: TRAI

Reliance Jio recorded the fastest average download speed in August this year, same as last month. Jio was followed by Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea, as per the data published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on MySpeed Portal.

Reliance Jio gained 82.6 lakh subscribers in June, with Airtel and Vodfone Idea losing

The number of telecom service subscribers has increased from 1,183.15 million to 1,186.63 million in June in India, which is a monthly growth rate of 0.29 per cent.

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Average data consumption in India at 7GB per subscriber each month: TRAI report

TRAI states that this surge in the consumption of data has occurred after the introduction of LTE and the intense competition between telecom service providers.

TRAI pulls up broadcasters for "heavily discounted" channel bouquets in new consultation paper

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a new consultation paper for broadcasting and cable services on issues related to tariffs. TRAI pulled up broadcasters for offering bouquets at "heavily" discounted prices compared to the sum of a-la-carte channels.

Telcos, Trai yet to rein in telemarketers; more complaints in 2018 than in 2016

In 2018, a total of 369 complaints were received – more than double of 161 in 2016. According to data provided by the Ministry of Communications in the Lok Sabha, during 2019, 155 complaints have been received till July 10.

Reliance Jio pips Airtel to become India's second largest mobile operator in May: TRAI

Reliance Jio stormed into the highly-competitive telecom sector in September 2016, with its disruptive voice and data offerings, while Bharti Airtel had launched its services way back in 1995.

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DishTV, Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV: Comparing DTH offers, packs and plans

Dish TV, Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV Offers, Packs, Channel Price List, Plans: While the cost of channels are the same across all the DTH service providers, the curated packs and special offers are comparable.

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.

DCC clears imposing penalty on Airtel, Voda Idea; seeks TRAI's view on fine amount

While Digital Communications Commission (DCC) approved imposing penalty on the companies, it disagreed with a proposal of one of the secretaries to fine Reliance Jio as it "too failed to deliver quality service to customers".

TRAI mulls approach to determine unique mobile subscribers base

The latest TRAI data pegs India's total wireless subscriber base at 1,161.8 million as on March 31, 2019, while the wireless teledensity stands at 88.46.

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Developing nations grow in terms of internet usage as developed countries flatline: News in Numbers

The growth rate in internet usage is increasing in developing nations, also because there is more scope for it when compared with developed countries. But look at the numbers closely and you will once again find that the digital divide has not reduce

Net Neutrality rules approved by Telecom Commision

Net Neutrality rules accepted in India by Telecom Commission: Here's what it means for Indian internet, and how we got here.

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Call drop drive test done objectively: TRAI chairman

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): TRAI Chairman RS Sharma on Tuesday rubbished the statement of telecom companies that the drive test conducted was wrong. He said they have not conducted the test for the first time, adding it has been done objectively. Sharma added that the decision taken on free basics was taken sometimes ago. He added the consultation on regulations is just similar to reviewing the old laws to see whether they are still relevant or not.

TRAI Slams Differential Pricing For Internet Services: What It Means

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday ruled against differential pricing for Internet services, in a major setback to Facebook Inc’s plan to roll out free Internet to the masses in Asia’s third-largest economy. It ruled that no service provider shall offer or charge discriminatory tariffs for data services offered based on content. […]

TRAI says no to free basics

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman RS Sharma said a regulation has been brought, making it necessary that no service provider follows differential pricing. He added that the prices should not be based on source, destination, type of content or the application. Sharma further stated that differential pricing could be offered in case of grave emergencies. Earlier, telecom companies had asked the telecom watchdog to withdraw its test reports arguing that the reports do not portray the actual performance of their networks and there was a wide divergence between the results of the tests done by them and those by the regulator.

TRAI Chairman RS Sharma On The Plan to Tackle Call Drops

Customers are not getting the services they should and one way to ameliorate situation is to compensate them, says TRAI chief. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has initiated an extensive exercise for tackling call drops, which will finally lead to the creation of a transparency portal on which customers will be able to […]

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