TRAI

Well, it’s about time: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper to discuss the reasons for the poor broadband penetration in India as well as seek ... Continue_Reading
DoT weighing BSNL-MTNL merger options The Department of Telecom is considering whether to de-list MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) and merge it into BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) or listing ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.86 million connections in the month of July 2014, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is up 19.31% from 2.39 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading
On 7th July 2014, India’s Department of Telecom sent a letter to the telecom regulator TRAI, seeking its recommendations for “delinking licenses for networks from the delivery of services by ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.39 million connections in the month of June 2014, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is up 7.22% from 2.23 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading
In a move that is likely to force mobile network operators to lower international roaming rates, the telecom regulator TRAI has fixed the access charges payable by International Long Distance ... Continue_Reading
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has recommended that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting set up a commission, headed by a retired Supreme Court Judge, to examine various issues ... Continue_Reading
In its recommendations to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Media Ownership, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has steered clear of recommending any restrictions on media ownership online, ... Continue_Reading
This is a part of our ongoing coverage from presentations and comments made at the TRAI seminar on regulation of Internet services, held on the 5th of August 2014 in ... Continue_Reading
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released an amendment (pdf), directing all wireless data service providers to indicate the minimum download speed of all its wireless data plans to consumers ... Continue_Reading

The Lowdown: TRAI’s spectrum sharing recommendations

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released (pdf) its final recommendations on the much-awaited spectrum sharing guidelines which allows telcos to share spectrum. ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.60 million connections in the month of March 2014, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is a 5.40% increase from 2.47 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading