DCC approves Rs 3,050 cr penalty on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea for attempted 'stifling' of Reliance Jio; telecom operators plan legal recourse
The incumbent telecom operators said they are exploring all options, including legal recourse, to protect their interest.
In 1999, there were under 10 million connections, which doubled every year after that for the next five to six years
Telecom grievances mechanism till date has largely remained within control of service providers.
Telecom Commission to meet on 26 September to discuss the Trai act and financial stress in the sector
The Indian telecom industry, which is in the midst of an intense tariff war, owes a staggering Rs 4.6 lakh crore to various financial institutions and banks.
Jaitley said that not only the behaviour of consumer but even the definition of news has changed, adding "something that camera cannot capture is hardly news these days".
Department of Telecom is soon expected to place before Telecom Commission the proposed amendments to the Trai Act that seek to empower the sectoral regulator to penalise service providers.