The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recently released its recommendations on the “Licensing Framework” for satellite-based connectivity for low-bit rate applications. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had earlier asked the sector regulator to come out with a list of recommendations on the licensing framework so that the provisioning of satellite-based connectivity for low-bit rate applications can be enabled. The DoT wanted a licensing framework for both captive and commercial... Read More
Private telecom operators witnessed a roller coaster ride in terms of subscriber addition and reduction. While Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel witnessed a spike in the subscriber addition, Vodafone Idea saw a massive decline in the subscriber count. As per the latest information revealed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the largest telecom operator of India, Reliance Jio, added 54.7 lakh subscribers in June, whereas Bharti Airtel added... Read More
The National Tariff Order (NTO) post the latest Bombay ruling underwent a few more changes. As per the new rules, the broadcasters in the industry were required to publish their new prices and inform the same to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The regulator, besides looking at the telecom industry, also has reins over the DTH and broadcasting industry as well. However, the deadline, which has expired on... Read More
The telecom industry could surely use regulations that put in a floor pricing for the companies. However, until now, there had been no breakthrough in this matter, but it seems that now the government seems to be in favour of bringing in a floor pricing regulation. As per the latest reports on the matter, a Department of Telecommunications (DoT) officer has remarked that the Finance Ministry and the DoT happen... Read More
The broadcasting companies in India, which include major names like Star India, Viacom18, ZEE Entertainment, and others, have been united in their tussle against the National. Tariff Order 2.0 for more than a year now. The broadcasters clubbed themselves under the umbrella of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) and, with the method of the petition, opposed the NTO 2.0 put out by TRAI in January 2020. However, they received an... Read More
The Indian government has been bullish in providing Wi-Fi in trains and railway stations in recent years. After providing Wi-Fi connectivity in the railway stations across India, the government announced that it would provide free Wi-Fi in trains operating across the country. This ambitious project was announced in 2019 by the former Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Back then, it was announced that the Centre is planning to provide Wi-Fi within... Read More
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has been on the task of managing and regulating an industry that has been under a lot of pressure. The telecom industry in India has not only been suffering financially but also from other troubles like the quality of service norms, poor networks, telecom marketers, and many. Over the years, TRAI has brought out consultation papers and regulations in the industry to tighten... Read More
One of the major impetus from the government on the regulatory front for the telecom industry was supposed to be the floor pricing regime. However, as per the latest reports, even the last ray of hope for some of the telecom companies might be slipping away. As per the latest reports on the matter, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) might not be working on any floor pricing regime.... Read More
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) brought the National Tariff Order back in 2019. The notification of this new development was seen as a positive step by the subscribers; however, the same feelings were not shared by the broadcasting community. The big hotshots of the broadcasting industry unitedly opposed the NTO in various High Courts across the country. The legal tussle still persists between the parties and the sector... Read More
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) introduced the New Tariff Order back in 2020; however, at the time, the regulator was very optimistic about it. So, were the subscribers of DTH services were as well. After all, as the regulator, the responsibility that rests with TRAI is to protect the consumer interests. During the time, the most positive point about the NTO was its ability to let the consumers... Read More
Vodafone Idea (Vi) has disappointed its fans across the country by losing out on subscribers in the month of April 2021. According to the monthly subscriber data report from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Vi has lost 1.8 million (18,10,620) subscribers in April. This comes as a tight blow to the telecom operator, which posted a huge loss in the FY21. In comparison, its rivals, Reliance Jio and... Read More
The country’s only financially ailing telecom company Vodafone Idea has found itself in a stifling situation owing to its extremely low tariffs and the dues which it owes to banks and the government. To add to its woes, Vodafone Idea has acquired spectrum in March for which payment remains to be paid. Vodafone Idea is also the only telecom operator which is loss-making in the country. The government’s position on... Read More
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