TRAI

An odd half-measure from the TRAI, allowing restoration of numbers that have been blocked because of inclusion in spam messages by paying an arbitrary amount of Rs 500 and above, ... Continue_Reading
Cloud telephony company Exotel points us, via a blog post, towards unintended collateral damage of a TRAI regulation on SMS Spam, something that we hadn’t noticed when we had first ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.56 million connections in the month of January 2014, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is a 2.63% increase from 2.50 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading

TRAI recommends 48% increase in 800MHz auction price

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has recommended (pdf) an increase in the reserve price for a pan-India license in the 800MHz band to Rs 2,685 crore per MHz, up 48% from Rs 1,820 ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.50 million connections in the month of December 2013, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is a 19.79% increase from 2.09 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading
Ahead of the 2G spectrum auctions, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released (pdf) its final recommendations on spectrum trading guidelines, which allows telcos to buy or sell spectrum. ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.30 million connections in the month of October 2013, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is a 4.80% increase from 2.29 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading
The Delhi High Court yesterday granted an interim injunction, asking the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India to not take any action against broadcasters, if they exceed the ad-cap enforced by ... Continue_Reading
In a move that is significant for the growth of digital advertising, TDSAT, the telecom disputes settlement forum, has dismissed an appeal by broadcasters against the TRAI’s regulation limiting advertising ... Continue_Reading

Cabinet To Discuss 2G Spectrum Pricing Today

A ministerial group has decided to auction 403 megahertz (MHz) of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band for 2G spectrum and also finalized the much-awaited merger and acquisition (M&A) norms ... Continue_Reading

TRAI Reduces Telemarketer Registration Fees

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has reduced the entry barriers for companies to register as telemarketers: acting on submissions from banks and insurance companies, that small dealers and agents ... Continue_Reading
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued (pdf) new regulations to prescribe a ceiling tariff on USSD based mobile banking services and establish a framework to enable bank agents interface with access service ... Continue_Reading