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HDFC Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank others not adhering to norms on bulk SMSes, says TRAI

HDFC Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank others not adhering to norms on bulk SMSes, says TRAI

The telecom regulator on Friday released a list of 40 "defaulter" principal entities, including large banks like HDFC Bank, SBI and ICICI...Read More

Airtel adds 6.9 mn active users in Jan, extends gain: TRAI data

Airtel adds 6.9 mn active users in Jan, extends gain: TRAI data

With this, Bharti's active subscribers rose to 336 million, most of which was driven by total net adds, thereby indicating the improving ...Read More

Broadband subscribers up 1.3% to 75.7 crore: TRAI

Broadband subscribers up 1.3% to 75.7 crore: TRAI

The number of broadband subscribers increased from 74.74 crore in December-end to 75.76 crore in January-end, marking a growth rate of 1....Read More

Trai gives 3 days' time to entities for complying with telemarketing rules

Trai gives 3 days' time to entities for complying with telemarketing rules

Entities who need to send out bulk messages to their customers, such as those involved in banking, logistics and e-commerce, will need to...Read More

Trai seeks views to frame norms on satellite services for low data consuming

Trai seeks views to frame norms on satellite services for low data consuming

Telecom regulator Trai on Friday invited public views for framing licensing norms for satellite-based connectivity for low bit rate appli...Read More

Amid disruptions, TRAI suspends new norms for commercial text messages for one week

Amid disruptions, TRAI suspends new norms for commercial text messages for one week

The norms that pertain to content template checks and balances for text messages came into effect on Monday.

OTP services of all major online activities continue to be affected for over 24 hours: Who is causing the mischief?

OTP services of all major online activities continue to be affected for over 24 hours: Who is causing the mischief?

It was not a mischief but a teething problem of the new regulatory change on commercial text messaging which telecom companies implemente...Read More

Govt to set up digital intelligence unit to tackle pesky calls, financial frauds

Govt to set up digital intelligence unit to tackle pesky calls, financial frauds

The telecom ministry will set up an intelligence unit and a consumer protection system as part of continuing efforts to tackle the menace...Read More

Airtel, Vodafone Idea submit details of segmented offers to TRAI

Airtel, Vodafone Idea submit details of segmented offers to TRAI

Telecom operators Airtel and Vodafone Idea have submitted to Trai the details of segmented or concessional offers that were made to subs...Read More

License for providing DTH services to be issued for 20 years: Prakash Javadekar

License for providing DTH services to be issued for 20 years: Prakash Javadekar

Cabinet on Wednesday decided to approve revision in guidelines for providing DTH services in the country. Now, DTH license is to be issue...Read More

R Jio fastest in 4G download speed; Vodafone in upload: Trai data

R Jio fastest in 4G download speed; Vodafone in upload: Trai data

Though, Vodafone and Idea Cellular have merged their mobile business as Vodafone Idea Limited, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ...Read More

Jio writes to TRAI blaming rivals of spreading rumours, Airtel rebuts

Jio writes to TRAI blaming rivals of spreading rumours, Airtel rebuts

The farm bills which the government says would bring in reforms to Indian agriculture have resulted in widespread protests among the farm...Read More

Landline users must dial ‘0’ before a mobile number from January 15 - Here is why

Landline users must dial ‘0’ before a mobile number from January 15 - Here is why

Callers will now be required to add a '0' prefix for making calls from landlines to mobile phones in the country from January 15.The Mini...Read More

Jio becomes first telco to cross 40 crore subscribers mark: Trai data

Jio becomes first telco to cross 40 crore subscribers mark: Trai data

The overall telecom subscriber base increased marginally to 116.4 crore in July from 116 crore in June.

Trai chief calls for creating shareable telecom infra in buildings

Trai chief calls for creating shareable telecom infra in buildings

Making provisions for telecom comes as an afterthought post construction of buildings - unlike power, water and other utilities - leading...Read More

TRAI recommends forming multi-stakeholder body to assist DoT in monitoring net neutrality rules

TRAI recommends forming multi-stakeholder body to assist DoT in monitoring net neutrality rules

Sector regulator TRAI on Tuesday suggested that the Telecom Department should establish a multi-stakeholder body to ensure that internet ...Read More

Internet user base rises 3.4% to 743 mn at Mar-end; Jio commands over 52% market: Trai data

Internet user base rises 3.4% to 743 mn at Mar-end; Jio commands over 52% market: Trai data

Reliance Jio led the chart grabbing 52.3 per cent of the overall market share, followed by Bharti Airtel (23.6 per cent share) in the qua...Read More

TRAI issues directions for tariff advertisements

TRAI issues directions for tariff advertisements

In a circular, the telecom regulator said "telecom service providers shall prominently highlight the additional terms and conditions and ...Read More

Priority plan row: VIL drops faster speed claim in RedX offering, files revised plan with Trai

Priority plan row: VIL drops faster speed claim in RedX offering, files revised plan with Trai

The move assumes significance as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) late last month slapped a showcause notice on VIL over ...Read More

Trai rules out regulatory intervention for OTT services; COAI says issues left unaddressed

Trai rules out regulatory intervention for OTT services; COAI says issues left unaddressed

The entire matter can be looked into afresh when more clarity emerges in international jurisdictions particularly the study undertaken by...Read More

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