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TRAI recommends 35% cut in prime 5G spectrum base price
The move to cut reserve price follows more than 60 per cent of the spectrum put on the block at the auctions in 2016 and March 2021 remaining unsold
5G spectrum auction likely in April-May 2022, says communications minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
The Centre will bring out a series of further reforms and 'telecom regulatory structure should change in coming 2-3 years', Vaishnaw said
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
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
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
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
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
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
TRAI's IUC review is unwarranted, anti-poor and sabotages Modi government's Digital India initiative, says Reliance Jio
Reliance Jio says that the BAK regime is "arbitrary, bad in law, unwarranted, and anti-poor".
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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