40,000 Complaints Against Mobile Operators in Q3 of 2011

The report card is out in public as per the recent reports the number of complaints from MTNL and BSNL are at its peak and when in terms of private operators Reliance is marching ahead followed by AirTel.

Name of the Service Provider Number of Complaints (From April 1 to September 30)*
MTNL 24,000
BSNL 11,000
Reliance 1,859 (DOT) + 232 ( TRAI)
AirTel 1,392 (DOT) + 391 (TRAI)
Aircel Poorest in Billing of Prepaid & Postpaid**
*Source TOI 

**Aircel Clarification, the poor performance to system configuration, system errors, segmented promotional offers, complaints related to value-added services, etc.

These complaints include service related complaints, in terms of poor network/services which has been received in TRAI.

TOI reports Telecom Minister Milind Deora in a written reply cited in terms of (QOS) Quality of Service BSNL was unable to meet quality benchmarks for most parameters as specified by TRAI.Where as in terms of call drops Tata Teleservices (TTSL), Idea Cellular, Unitech Wireless and Etisalat takes the lead.

Clarification from Operators .

TTSL cites “The benchmark of the parameter worst-affected cells having more than 3 per cent TCH (calls) drop were reported mainly from rural areas due to low call volumes and customers moving beyond the covered areas of the rural sites”.

Uninor cites  “The call drop problem on its network to a sudden surge in traffic and spectrum constraints, while Idea said the call drop problem on its network in Bihar was due to power problems and heavy storms in the state”

Etisalat DB cites “The company added that the issue is being addressed through optimisation methods”.

So what do you think how you rate your operator which is best and which is worst operator in your circle do let us know via comments and mention the circle name while commenting.

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June 7, 2012 11:06 pm 11:06 PM
I am customer of the Tata Docomo network for the more than one year. My number is 8793879873. I have raised the complaint against unfair charges to docomo. Temporarily complaint number is : 518273. Same complaint was made on 28 May with no action taken till today. I am getting charge Rs. 5/ per day without any reason. And randomly get charge during day time with out any call services and notification. Now I have been cheated to Rs.250/- This is happening from last one month. Docomo has refunded me twice but have not resolved the issue and haven’t got… Read more »
December 8, 2011 12:12 pm 12:12 PM

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December 7, 2011 10:16 am 10:16 AM

I’m a TATA DOCOMO user. I had faced no problems till now. TATA DOCOMO is best….!!!!!!!!!!

if u port to other network.. u can get lot of problems…