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
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
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
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
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
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
Most of the telecom industry not been happy with the direction of the consultation paper since its very beginning.
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
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
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
TRAI had yesterday more than halved interconnection usage charges (IUC) to 6 paise a minute starting October 1.
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 stance on the matter is in contrast to that of the larger players like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone.
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
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' letter to TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma claimed that Airtel has purposefully endeavoured to confuse the issue by adjusting this recovery against its IU.
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 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.
At present, operators charge 14 paise for every incoming calls on their network which is paid by company from which the call originates.
Telecom operators levy interconnection charge (IUC) on incoming calls from the network of other operator.