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...