Tag Archives: TRAI

Around 45 million users opted for MNP, says TRAI

According to latest reports, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India [TRAI] has announced that it has revealed 45.89 million users had opted for Mobile Number Portability (MNP) till end of April. In a statement issued by TRAI state that around 4.01 million MNP request made in April month. And 41.88 million users opted for MNP [...]

Loop Telecom demands 4,700cr in 2G Licence fee refund

Taking a step to bearing its all losses due to cancellation of 2G licences, Loop Telecom on Tuesday approached the telecom sector’s tribunal TDSAT, seeking refund of total 4,700 crore from the government and TRAI regulator. The refunded amount includes Rs. 1,454 crore as entry fee paid while in 2008 obtaining 21 telecom licence issued [...]

Bharti Airtel reduces 3G plan rates by 70%

Telecom Company, Bharti Airtel, providing 3G services across 21 telecom service recently said to offer 70 % cut prices of its third-generation 3G mobile data services under some plans, in wake of a direct move to boost usage of the services in the country which allow faster Internet on phones and video calls. This price [...]

TRAI keeps high spectrum cost, single auction for all

In yet, big controversial fact in telecom sector is of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India [TRAI] proposed spectrum auction related reserve price issue. From all corners, a huge pressure come up to TRAI regulator, but being stand with its recommendation of high base price, TRAI on Sunday agreed to gave relief in the reserve price [...]

Qualcomm grabs 4G spectrum in India

Telecom sector, covered with TRAI’s auction proposal controversy, seems to be little softening its policy over bidding. As part of it, U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm that had faced strong rejection in its first stage of 4G spectrum bidding, now accept approval of permit by the telecom ministry that will be in October. Two years ago, rejection [...]

TRAI aims to hike mobile tariffs 100%

Top five telecom honchos met the top ministers of the government including Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal also, to concern the Trai’s auction proposals, but being disappointed with no results, they decided to step up with a possible 100 per cent hike in mobile tariffs. Their step is a warning for the government as if the [...]

Telecom chiefs to meet with Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal and others

Highlighting the controversial spectrum issue, a meeting is likely to be held by four top profile telecom companies’ executives with Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday, discussing the proposal recommendations of TRAI in spectrum auction. The chiefs of Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Telenor, are to be presented in the meeting to put their [...]

Norway’s Telenor writes down remaining Indian assets worth $680.9 million

Trai’s auction proposal that already faced refusal from the five top telecom companies is now opposed by a great disapproval from side of Norway’s Telenor that has showed it recently by written downing its 3.9 billion Norwegian crowns ($680.9 million) assets in India. The company’s downing decision is forthcoming step to exit from Indian market [...]

TRAI hikes 2G base rate to Rs 3,622 crore

After cancelling all 122 licences under the Supreme Court’s verdict in February, it ordered government to conduct auction spectrum procedure within four months. As per SC direction, Trai on Monday proposed its recommendations for this. By allowing all service providers new as well as existing to freely part in auction of pan-India second generation (2G) [...]

TRAI: 1p/sec plan mandatory to all operators

Best deal of one paisa per second plan has been made compulsory to be offer users by operators in all service providing areas, as per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) new recommendation. “The service providers will be at liberty to offer alternative tariff plans with any pulse rate within the overall ceiling of 25 [...]