"The telecom industry has unutilized GST input tax credit over Rs 35,000 crore for which the sector has repeatedly demanded a refund," COAI Director General Rajan S Mathews said in a statement.
TRAI consultation on OTT regulation: OTT shouldn't be regulated say some, while telcos call for sharing of infrastructure investment
A consultation took place to discuss if the services provided by the OTT players and TSPs are substitutable, then should OTT services also have the same licensing norms as the telcos
Reliance Jio claimed its subscribers' number at 25.2 crore, showing a rise of 1.3 crore from August.
COAI has conveyed to the DoT that blocking certain apps can cause consequential damages.
TRAI's net neutrality framework includes exceptions for remote surgery and autonomous driving.
New regulator should understand its authority, limitations, says COAI director general Rajan S Mathews
The government has started the process for selection of new Chairperson of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India as present chief of the body R S Sharma will complete his term next month.
The Delhi High Court has listed the matter for further proceedings before the joint registrar on 24 August.
Aadhaar is not mandatory for mobile SIM verification, other identification methods allowed too says DoT
Since the telecom commission has revoked its previous instructions of Aadhaar-SIM linking, subscribers can now take a sigh of relief.
Telcos are still pestering consumers for mandatory Aadhaar-SIM linking despite govt saying that SC did not mandate it
Additionally, people have been rejected from buying SIM cards or porting their numbers if they do not adhere to the demand which is Aadhaar-SIM linking.
The Telecom Commission on Friday approved the much-awaited extension of deferred spectrum payment liability till 16 years, an official source said here.
Telecom service providers on Monday requested the sector regulator for another two quarters of time to implement Quality of Services regulations.
Floor price will raise end-user prices and provide only temporary relief to telecom companies said the Director of telecom consultancy firm ComFirst.
The telcos 'unilaterally, wilfully and intentionally paid the advance license fee for last quarter' of 2016-17 estimating adjusted gross revenue much lower than the licence stipulation, Reliance Jio has alleged.
'Technology has opened opportunities for local skilling and lot of local job opportunities have opened up.'
Trying to allay fears about the mobile tower emissions, Coai on Wednesday appealed to the public "not to panic" about the Supreme Court order on tower radiation.
The GSM operators have added over 10 million users during November to reach 801.8 million subscribers base, with Idea Cellular leading the pack, according to data by cellular operators association COAI.
Telecom lobby group, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), is scheduled to hold its quarterly executive committee meeting on November 11, but the contentious issue on voting rules raised by newcomer Reliance Jio hasn’t been listed for the discussion.
Reliance Jio on Wednesday lashed out at cellular operators' body COAI for calling it a "back door operator" and warned that leveling such allegations was contempt of court and defamatory.
New entrant Jio in its September 23 letter had sought an overhaul of rules and regulations of the the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI)
Putting an end to those pesky calls/SMSes has been giving TRAI a tough time. Merely about a month after the 100 SMS/day initiative