Telecom observers are not surprised by recent letters written by Operators to the regulator on interconnection usage charges (IUC). The service providers have right to protect their business interests. IUC is an important tool to win corporate war and telecom regulatory authority of India (TRAI) is the battle field. Content of letters doesn’t matter. All is fair in love and war. What matters is media coverage.
Based on Huawei’s 5G base station prototype and Intel’s 3rd Generation 5G Mobile Trial Platform (MTP), both companies will jointly verify the performance of key 5G NR technologies. Sub - 6GHz including C-Band, mmWave and mobility. The companies will conduct testing in real mobile, over the air environments directly connecting Huawei’s infrastructure and Intel’s terminal platform
BlogB K Syngal, Former CMD, VSNL
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.
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