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TRAI extends deadline of 6 paise per minute call charges till December 2020
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TRAI extends deadline of 6 paise per minute call charges till December 2020

From 1 January 2021 onwards the termination charge for wireless to wireless domestic calls shall be zero.

Reliance Jio says delay in implementation of zero call connect charges beyond January 2020 will hurt service affordability
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Reliance Jio says delay in implementation of zero call connect charges beyond January 2020 will hurt service affordability

Reliance Jio Director Mahendra Nahata said that the ratio of incoming and outgoing call is now at par with each other and and traffic asymmetry can, therefore, no longer be the reason to delay implementation of Bill and Keep (BAK) regime

Telecom consumer body seeks removal of interconnection usage charge on mobile calls
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Telecom consumer body seeks removal of interconnection usage charge on mobile calls

A telecom consumers' body has sought removal of 6 paise interconnection usage charge (IUC) from 1 January next year as it deprives weaker sections of the society of new-age services and a better experience

TRAI's review of IUC will harm subscribers and reward defaulters says Reliance Jio
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TRAI's review of IUC will harm subscribers and reward defaulters says Reliance Jio

Jio has also pointed to gaps in the 4G accessibility data cited in the TRAI's discussion paper.

At ET Telecom India Mobile Conclave 2018, Reliance Jio reveals ‘real reason’ for stress in India’s telecom sector
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At ET Telecom India Mobile Conclave 2018, Reliance Jio reveals ‘real reason’ for stress in India’s telecom sector

In December 2017, Ambani said the telecom companies must stop looking at regulators to guarantee their profits.

Lower IUC rate eats into Idea Cellular's Q3 profit; firm posts Rs 1,284.5-cr loss, says merger with Vodafone in final leg
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Lower IUC rate eats into Idea Cellular's Q3 profit; firm posts Rs 1,284.5-cr loss, says merger with Vodafone in final leg

Idea Cellular said the work on merger with Vodafone is in final leg of regulatory approval and expected to complete in first half of 2018

Telcos should be satisfied with the interconnect charges TRAI has maintained in its internet telephony consultation
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Telcos should be satisfied with the interconnect charges TRAI has maintained in its internet telephony consultation

Most of the telecom industry not been happy with the direction of the consultation paper since its very beginning.

Telecom industry body COAI calls for six fold increase in international call termination charges
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Telecom industry body COAI calls for six fold increase in international call termination charges

TRAI will come out with a separate regulation on the international termination charges.

TRAI to meet with telecom operators to formulate new regulations for international call termination charges
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TRAI to meet with telecom operators to formulate new regulations for international call termination charges

TRAI will come out with a regulation on the international termination charges, currently pegged at 53 paise per minute, the official said.

Incumbent telecom operators lament high taxes and spectrum costs, ask for relief to the stressed sector
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Incumbent telecom operators lament high taxes and spectrum costs, ask for relief to the stressed sector

Large telecom operators including Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular lamented the high taxes, and spectrum costs being faced by the industry.

Airtel, Vodafone cry foul over TRAI slashing call connect charges, Jio says consumers stand to benefit
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Airtel, Vodafone cry foul over TRAI slashing call connect charges, Jio says consumers stand to benefit

TRAI had yesterday more than halved interconnection usage charges (IUC) to 6 paise a minute starting October 1.

Reduction of IUC charges by TRAI does not directly benefit the customers: Experts
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Reduction of IUC charges by TRAI does not directly benefit the customers: Experts

TRAI on Tuesday cut call termination charges from mobile to mobile by over half to 6 paise per minute effective from October 1.

Reliance Communications comes out in support of TRAI reducing call connect charges
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Reliance Communications comes out in support of TRAI reducing call connect charges

Reliance Communications stance on the matter is in contrast to that of the larger players like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone.

TRAI slashes call termination charges to 6 paise per minute, effective from 1 October 2017
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TRAI slashes call termination charges to 6 paise per minute, effective from 1 October 2017

TRAI has also indicated that from 1 January, 2020 onwards the termination charge for all types of domestic calls shall be zero.

Reliance Jio alleges Airtel misrepresented facts to hide its ill-gotten profits, full text of RJIL letter to TRAI
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Reliance Jio alleges Airtel misrepresented facts to hide its ill-gotten profits, full text of RJIL letter to TRAI

Reliance Jio alleged in a letter to TRAI that Airtel misrepresented facts purposefully to create a smoke-screen and hide its ill-gotten profits to support its false claim of loss from call connection charges

Jio claims Airtel is deliberately trying to confuse TRAI regarding interconnection usage charges
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Jio claims Airtel is deliberately trying to confuse TRAI regarding interconnection usage charges

Jio' letter to TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma claimed that Airtel has purposefully endeavoured to confuse the issue by adjusting this recovery against its IU.

Just by fulfilling its commitment to SC, Trai can bring down mobile call rates by half. It should
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Just by fulfilling its commitment to SC, Trai can bring down mobile call rates by half. It should

Incumbent telecom operators -- Bharti Airtel, Idea and Vodafone -- have opposed any reduction in IUC, not to speak of making it zero and transitioning to BAK.

Reliance Jio writes to Trai slamming COAI's views on interconnection usage charges
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Reliance Jio writes to Trai slamming COAI's views on interconnection usage charges

Reliance Jio has written to the Indian telecom regulator Trai, slamming industry body COAI's views on IUC when two of its members differed on the matter.

MPs ask TRAI to reduce interconnect usage charges so consumers can enjoy lower call rates
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MPs ask TRAI to reduce interconnect usage charges so consumers can enjoy lower call rates

At present, operators charge 14 paise for every incoming calls on their network which is paid by company from which the call originates.

TRAI rejects telecom industry body COAI's demand for open house on interconnection charges
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TRAI rejects telecom industry body COAI's demand for open house on interconnection charges

Telecom operators levy interconnection charge (IUC) on incoming calls from the network of other operator.