Telecom Regulator

  • TRAI recommends up to 81 pc cut in spectrum auction base price 09-09-2013 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: The telecom regulator on Monday recommended sharp cuts in reserve prices for the next round of spectrum auctions after previous efforts at selling the airwaves failed. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) also said no spectrum would be reserved for existing players when their licences expire and...
  • TRAI tightens screws on pesky callers with Rs 5,000 fine per complaint 22-08-2013 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on pesky callers, telecom regulator TRAI today said phone connections of banks, insurance firms and realty players will be disconnected if rules of unwanted calls and messages are flouted by them, or on their behalf. The new rules issued by the authority include a fine...
  • Notices issued to 246 telemarketers for violating norms 11-08-2013 12:44 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to rein in pesky calls and text messages, telecom regulator TRAI has blacklisted 15 telemarketers and issued notices to 246 of them, while deducting Rs 1.36 crore security deposit for violations of various norms. According to official data, 15 telemarketers have been blacklisted from September...
  • Pesky messages: Only 100 SMSes a day at low rates 05-11-2012 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: To stop the menace of pesky messages, telecom regulator Trai on Monday said only 100 SMSes in a day per SIM card will be allowed at concessional rates. For every SMS beyond the cap of 100 SMSes, a charge of minimum 50 paise will be applicable, the regulator...
  • TRAI reviews processing fee on top up vouchers 03-08-2012 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI on Friday invited comments from the public on reviewing processing fee on mobile top up vouchers and charges for premium rate services. "TRAI proposes to review present structure of processing fee on talk time top up vouchers with a view to make it more equitable...
  • TRAI concedes to broadcasters' demand, bars 'placement fee' 14-05-2012 11:23 PM

    New Delhi: Conceding to a major demand of broadcasters, telecom regulator TRAI on Monday barred Multi-System Operators (MSOs) from demanding 'placement fee' from channels in lieu of placing them in select slots. In a statement issued on Monday, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said it had issued amendments to...
  • TRAI: Stringent rules to curb telemarketers 02-12-2010 12:32 PM

    One can register with the official "Do Not Call Registry", you'll be taken off all telemarketer's lists within seven days. ...
  • Net telephony allowed in India, make calls from PC 20-08-2008 01:59 AM

    One can make calls to a landline phone or a mobile through a computer now. ...