COAI Pushes for Complete Ban on Illegal Signal Repeaters: Report

The rising number of illegal repeaters and boosters in the country has forced the Cellular Operators Association of...

Telcos Ask Trai to Avail Millimetre Wave Bands for Making 5G Affordable

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), which represents India’s top three telecom operators (Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone...

Telcos Call for the Regulation of OTT Communication Apps

Telecom operators have asked for the regulation of the over-the-top (OTT) communication apps. Citing the recent WhatsApp privacy...

Telecom Operators Want Lesser Taxes and Exemptions from Government

India’s telecom industry wants to pay lesser taxes and need exemption on paying custom duties to the government....

Spectrum Auction Bidding to Start from March 1, COAI Welcomes the Move

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) today issued a notice for next spectrum auction bidding date. The bidding for...

COAI Strongly Condemns Farmers’ Protest of Disrupting Telecom Towers in Punjab

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) expressed its disappointment over farmers cutting power supply to Jio’s towers...

ARPU Would Take Several Years to Reach Minimum Acceptable Level: COAI DG

Over the last few quarters, telecom operators saw a slight increase in Average Revenue per User (ARPU). As...

Next Round of Spectrum Auction in India to Take Place by March 2021, COAI Welcomes the Move

The Union Cabinet has approved the next spectrum auction and it will be held in India by March...

Trai Recommendations on OTT Services Does Not Address Important Issues: COAI

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Monday said that the recommendations released by Telecom Regulatory Authority...

Telcos Urge Trai to Charge SUC on Shared Spectrum Bands

Telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio, have urged the telecom regulator Trai that additional spectrum...

Telecom Gear Source Code Review Will Be Questionable: Ericsson

The government of India earlier said that it might seek source code of every network equipment deployed in...

COAI Signs MoU with 5G-ACIA to Promote 5G Mobile Communications in India

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has signed a non-profitable MoU with 5G Alliance for Connected Industries...