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PD Vaghela appointed TRAI chief; look forward to creating stable regulator environment, says COAI
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PD Vaghela appointed TRAI chief; look forward to creating stable regulator environment, says COAI

Vaghela, a 1986-batch IAS officer of the Gujarat cadre, is currently Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals

Moderate participation expected in spectrum auctions; telecom industry's debt to elevate at Rs 4.6 lakh cr in FY21: ICRA
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Moderate participation expected in spectrum auctions; telecom industry's debt to elevate at Rs 4.6 lakh cr in FY21: ICRA

Rating agency ICRA expects moderate participation for the upcoming spectrum auctions at Rs 55,000-Rs 60,000 crore due to the limited financial flexibility of the industry

Coronavirus Outbreak: Extend prepaid validity so users get uninterrupted services during lockdown, TRAI tells telcos
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Extend prepaid validity so users get uninterrupted services during lockdown, TRAI tells telcos

Sector regulator TRAI has asked telecom operators to extend the validity period of prepaid users to ensure that subscribers get uninterrupted services during the 21-day nationwide lockdown

Digital Communications Commission clears Rs 5.22 lakh cr spectrum sale plan; auction in March-April
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Digital Communications Commission clears Rs 5.22 lakh cr spectrum sale plan; auction in March-April

The Digital Communications Commission, the apex decision-making body at the telecom department, on Friday approved a Rs 5.22 lakh crore spectrum auction plan entailing 8300 MHz of airwaves across 22 circles and the sale is likely to take place in March-April

TRAI issues notice on revised MNP process that will come into effect by 16 December
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TRAI issues notice on revised MNP process that will come into effect by 16 December

The new process entails 3 working days' timeline for port out requests, and 5 working days for requests for port out from one circle to another.

TRAI chief meets Vodafone Idea CEO, others industry officials to identify priority issues for 2020
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TRAI chief meets Vodafone Idea CEO, others industry officials to identify priority issues for 2020

Amid ongoing turbulence in the telecom sector, TRAI chairman on Wednesday met heads of telcos, including Vodafone Idea CEO, to identify priority issues that will be taken up by the regulator in 2020

Reliance Jio opposes TRAI's new rule to slash ring time to 25 seconds
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Reliance Jio opposes TRAI's new rule to slash ring time to 25 seconds

Reliance Jio has argued that low ringing time for calls directly impacts the customer experience.

Airtel, Vodafone, Jio have slashed ring time on outgoing calls to 25 seconds
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Airtel, Vodafone, Jio have slashed ring time on outgoing calls to 25 seconds

Reportedly, cutting the ring time would help telcos in plugging further losses on Interconnect Usage Charges.

Reliance Jio records fastest 4G download speed in July, according to TRAI
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Reliance Jio records fastest 4G download speed in July, according to TRAI

Vodafone was the fastest 4G upload network with an average speed of 5.8 Mbps in July

Reliance Jio adds 82.6 lakh users in June; subscriber churn continues for Vodafone Idea, Airtel: TRAI data
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Reliance Jio adds 82.6 lakh users in June; subscriber churn continues for Vodafone Idea, Airtel: TRAI data

Older operators Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea continued to lose subscribers - 41.75 lakh combined - during June, while rival Reliance Jio added over 82.6 lakh users, according to data released by TRAI

TRAI proposes developing third-party app to select TV channels under new framework
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TRAI proposes developing third-party app to select TV channels under new framework

Even after months of the new framework's rollout, consumers are not able to make a real choice of TV channels.

Reliance Jio surpasses Airtel to become India's second largest mobile operator
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Reliance Jio surpasses Airtel to become India's second largest mobile operator

Vodafone Idea continues to be the largest operator with 38.75 crore consumers as on May 31, 2019.

5G technology provides opportunity for India industry to shine in global markets: Economic Survey
India

5G technology provides opportunity for India industry to shine in global markets: Economic Survey

The government has plans to make India 5G ready by 2020 and conduct spectrum auction for providing radiowaves for 5G this year.

Spectrum auctions in India likely in second half of 2020, says Moody's; majority of telecom operators under huge debt
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Spectrum auctions in India likely in second half of 2020, says Moody's; majority of telecom operators under huge debt

Sale of spectrum in 2019 is unlikely, especially given the telcos' request to the government to restructure their existing spectrum debt

TRAI extends deadline for telcos to implement revised MNP rules: Report
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TRAI extends deadline for telcos to implement revised MNP rules: Report

At present, switching to another network with the same mobile number takes seven days.

Reliance Jio added 2.50 lakh subscribers in March to its Punjab circle, reveals TRAI
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Reliance Jio added 2.50 lakh subscribers in March to its Punjab circle, reveals TRAI

Reliance Jio, in January, became the largest telecom service provider in Punjab, as per TRAI data.

Drop in mobile subscriber numbers in March not worrisome, says telecom regulatory body COAI
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Drop in mobile subscriber numbers in March not worrisome, says telecom regulatory body COAI

Industry body COAI said Wednesday that not too much should be read into the drop in mobile subscriber numbers for March, as the reduced numbers are a result of consolidation of multiple, unused SIMs and weeding out of low-usage connections by operators

Reliance Jio adds 9.4 mn users in March while Airtel, Vodafone Idea lose 30 mn users
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Reliance Jio adds 9.4 mn users in March while Airtel, Vodafone Idea lose 30 mn users

Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel together shed 29.6 million users by March-end compared to February.

TRAI consultation on OTT regulation: OTT shouldn't be regulated say some, while telcos call for sharing of infrastructure investment
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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