CALL CHARGES

  • TRAI lowers roaming charges for calls, SMSs June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI on Monday announced reduction in the national mobile phone roaming charges, but said there will be no free national roaming as of now. The sectoral regulator has also come out with conditional free national roaming plans, a move that will bring down cellphone roaming charges. The changes...
  • Bharti Airtel raises voice call tariffs January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel, India's top mobile phone carrier, said on January 23 that it has raised voice call prices to account for rising costs, sending its shares up more than 3 per cent. "We have been reiterating that increase in prices is inevitable, which is reflected from the fact that...
  • Hiked SMS, call charges not acceptable to ministers August 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The recent hike in charges for SMSes and longdistance calls has not gone down well with either the telecom minister or the regulator. And plans are afoot to get them back down. While the regulator may have restricted his actions to just talk, ministers want to go a...