Telecom regulator TRAI is planning a consumer outreach programme, starting this month, to create user awareness on the nuances of its new tariff order and framework for broadcasting sector, a senior official said. TRAI''s move comes just days after the Supreme Court dismissed a plea challenging the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India''s (TRAI''s) March, 2017 regulations and tariff order relating to fixation of charges for free and pay channels.
"For consumers, we will have an outreach programme on the new broadcasting framework.
Chinese handset maker Xiaomi is preparing for a bigger offline push by opening over 5,000 small format exclusive stores - Mi Stores - all over the country by the end of 2019, having already opened around 500 stores across 14 states, especially in tier 3 and rural areas.
The move is aimed at driving sales for its products across categories by reaching a new customer base even in rural areas, including remote villages.
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The telecom regulatory authority of India or TRAI has started the exercise of reviewing interconnection usage charge (IUC). There is always a dispute between incumbent and new operators on interconnection charges. Incumbent operators want high IUC as they have been around for a longer time and, thus, have more number of subscribers, while new operators want low IUC.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Extramarks Education India Pvt. Ltd. (Extramarks), India’s leading digital education company, on Tuesday joined hands to provide high quality education throughout the country. The two companies will offer Extramarks’ internationally acclaimed education content and scientifically developed learning tools through BSNL’s state-of-the-art telecom network.