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TRAI plans consumer outreach program on new broadcasting framework

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.

Mandatory to obtain licenses for telecom towers in Karnataka

Government to prioritise spectrum allocation to police department: Manoj Sinha

Newly-unveiled National Digital Communications Policy 2018 has potential to add $1.2 trillion to GDP: Tel Secy

Intel India inaugurates new design facility in Bengaluru, invests Rs 1,100 cr

Telecom sector adds 65,000 mobile towers in 2 years

Vodafone Idea posts loss of Rs 4950.7 cr for Sept end quarter, to raise Rs 25,000 cr via equity

MTNL Q2 loss widens to Rs 859 crore

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Xiaomi plans for bigger offline push by opening 5,000 exclusive retail stores

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.

Cong questions Gujarat govt's choice of mobile service provider for officials

N Sivasailam exits DoT, Anshu Prakash new additional secretary

Govt starts facility for security testing of telecom products

I&B secretary Amit Khare wary of telcos entering broadcast media

Telecom department may take action against BBNL, BSNL officials for BharatNet's poor show

BSNL provides leased circuits connectivity for multi-nodal waterways terminals

Realme launches upgraded brand visual identity system and logo; to expand in 7 Asian countries

Connect Broadband launches mega plans to felicitate customers, employees and business partners

Reliance Ind to invest Rs 3000 crore in Odisha mostly towards expanding Jio network



Reduce the IUC: Use pure LRIC methods to calculate interconnection charges

B 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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Extramarks ties up with BSNL, takes lead in Digital Education

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.

Airtel offers seamless mobile services to Char Dham pilgrims

After bypoll fiasco, what are the options before Modi government to tackle fuel price rise?

Huawei honored with Vodafone ‘Supplier of the Decade’ award

Steam Link App and Steam Video App for Android and iOS announced

Idea rolls out VoLTE services for customers in 6 major markets