Adamant Trai says will implement new tariff by March 1



Reiterating its position, TRAI, which oversees both the telecom and television sectors in the country, said the amendments suggested on January 1 had been done to correct “distortions” in the market and address pricing issues.



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Adamant Trai says will implement new tariff by March 1



Reiterating its position, TRAI, which oversees both the telecom and television sectors in the country, said the amendments suggested on January 1 had been done to correct “distortions” in the market and address pricing issues.



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Broadcasters slam Trai's latest tariff order



In the second major change in a year, Trai had capped individual channel subscription at Rs 12 per month, down from the earlier Rs 19, and capped channel bundle discount to 33 per cent, among other moves.



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Airtel to go ahead with Rs 20K-cr investment plan



Mittal said he discussed a plethora of issues with Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and sought the government’s support for faster clearances to streamline the group’s investment plans.



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Trai defers zero-IUC regime till Dec 2020



Trai’s move is seen as a relief for the debt ridden sector and the industry body COAI expects that continuing with six paise mobile call termination charge will not have any impact on consumers as operators have already absorbed this charge in their recently increased mobile call and data rates.



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'The 5G ecosystem has to mature'



‘Earlier Jio was subsidising Airtel and Vodafone-Idea, now we have given our customers a transparent tariff and not a bundled one,’ says Mathew Oomen, president (networks) at Reliance Jio.



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Both 5G spectrum and 700 MHz band auction may flop



Analysts at rating agency ICRA say the debt level of the telecom companies is very high and the ecosystem for the premium band is not in place.



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Diwali relief: Zee, Star, Colors drop prices



The move by these broadcasters comes close on the heels of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India announcing a review of its earlier tariff order, announced six months ago, which among others capped the prices for la carte channels.



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Jio users will now be charged for voice calls



Jio to charge users 6 paisa/min for voice calls made to rival phone networks. However, these charges are not applicable on calls made by Jio users to other Jio phones and to landline phones and calls made using WhatsApp, FaceTime and other such platforms.



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