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TDSAT, the telecom tribunal asks Reliance Jio to clarify offers as special vouchers or base plans
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TDSAT, the telecom tribunal asks Reliance Jio to clarify offers as special vouchers or base plans

Telecom tribunal TDSAT today asked regulator TRAI to place all documents pertaining to Reliance Jio's free offers and specify whether the tariffs were a regular plan, base plan or special tariff voucher.

Trai has formed a panel of industry representatives to identify old outdated regulations
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Trai has formed a panel of industry representatives to identify old outdated regulations

Telecom regulator Trai has set up a joint committee consisting of industry representatives to examine and identify regulations and tariff orders that are out of sync with times.

Reliance Jio informs Delhi High Court about Trai's nod to free offers
News & Analysis

Reliance Jio informs Delhi High Court about Trai's nod to free offers

Reliance Jio (RJio) on Tuesday told Delhi High Court that telecom regulator TRAI has held that its free offers to subscribers was perfectly legitimate.

Telecom tariff roundup: here are a few plans that you help you with free voice calls
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Telecom tariff roundup: here are a few plans that you help you with free voice calls

If you have not upgraded your plan yet, now might be a good time. Operators are offering plans with unlimited free local and std calls.

Economists favour cut in income tax rate; harmonisation of custom duties
Business

Economists favour cut in income tax rate; harmonisation of custom duties

Economists suggested implification and reduction in personal income tax rates and harmonisation of customs duties to global levels in a meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

BSNL will go head-to-head with Reliance Jio; will match it
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BSNL will go head-to-head with Reliance Jio; will match it "tariff-by-tariff'

State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on Tuesday termed Reliance Jio’s entry into the market a “challenge” for all operators, but said it expects to match the intense competition “tariff-by-tariff.”

Is Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio the Nirma moment for Indian telecom industry?
Business

Is Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio the Nirma moment for Indian telecom industry?

The potential disruption Reliance Jio could bring to India’s telecom market, which already has the world’s cheapest voice tariffs, may be multiple times bigger than what Nirma did for its competitors

Tamil Nadu power fares set to be hiked, Jayalalithaa promises subsidy for poor
Economy

Tamil Nadu power fares set to be hiked, Jayalalithaa promises subsidy for poor

The state election regulator has proposed a tariff increase of 15 per cent(average) for domestic consumers, 31 per cent for industries and 15 per cent for commercial users.

Mobile banking services: Trai sets tariff at Rs 1.50 a session
Business

Mobile banking services: Trai sets tariff at Rs 1.50 a session

Aiming to promote use of mobile banking services across India, telecom regulator Trai has come out with guidelines and tariff on unstructured supplementary service data (USSD)-based mobile banking services.

Tariff hike justified, use less power: Sheila Dikshit tells Delhiites
Delhi

Tariff hike justified, use less power: Sheila Dikshit tells Delhiites

The Chief Minister of Delhi has said that the hike in power tariff was necessary and said they would offer a discount on electricity charges to consumers who used less power.

Don't present misleading ads of tariff plans: Trai to telcos
Business

Don't present misleading ads of tariff plans: Trai to telcos

Telecom regulator Trai has asked operators not to present misleading advertisements of their tariff plans, while directing them to show recurring charges to consumers under single head.

Why consumers can and should pay more for power
Economy

Why consumers can and should pay more for power

Most industry experts note that the surest way of cleaning up the mess in the power sector is by raising tariff prices.

If Shinde allows power producers to hike tariffs, will consumers pay?
Economy

If Shinde allows power producers to hike tariffs, will consumers pay?

Will the government really allow power producers to hike tariffs to match rising fuel costs in new projects?

Govt cuts tariff value of imported gold to $530/10grams
Economy

Govt cuts tariff value of imported gold to $530/10grams

The import duty on gold was fixed at 2 percent of the value, instead of the earlier rate of Rs 300 per 10 grams.On silver, the import duty was pegged at 6 percent, as against Rs 1,500 per kg earlier.

Operators oppose Trai proposal to review tariff policy
Business

Operators oppose Trai proposal to review tariff policy

In response to Trai's paper on policy of forbearance in telecom tariff, both GSM and CDMA operators' bodies contended that under the current structure, phone tariffs are among the lowest in the world.

Tariffs will rise if telcos are charged for extra spectrum: Sunil Mittal
Business

Tariffs will rise if telcos are charged for extra spectrum: Sunil Mittal

Against the backdrop of telecom passing through turbulent times, Mittal said it is a very powerful tool for social transformation and needs a balanced growth.

Now Mumbai's auto-rickshaw drivers set to monitor CPI
Mumbai

Now Mumbai's auto-rickshaw drivers set to monitor CPI

Mumbai's auto-rickshaw drivers are looking at linking their fares to the Consumer Price Index.

Post-paid users: Get ready to pay 30% more for your bill this month
Business

Post-paid users: Get ready to pay 30% more for your bill this month

The telecom industry, which witnessed the lowest subscriber additions in the last five years during October-December quarter of this fiscal, is gearing up for a second round of tariff hikes to boost their dipping revenues.

Maharashtra follows Gujarat, Delhi, may hike power rates
Business

Maharashtra follows Gujarat, Delhi, may hike power rates

The reason for the hikes is simple: most SEBs are struggling with increasing costs, and many of them are loss-making.