Call Rates

  • Videocon offers 50 per cent cut on outgoing roaming call rates December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Videocon Telecom, the operator of mobile phone services in four circles, today announced a special tariff voucher offering a 50 per cent cut in outgoing roaming call rates. Videocon Telecom consumers will have to buy the special tariff voucher to make outgoing local calls at 50 paise per...
  • RCom raises prepaid mobile call rates by 33 per cent May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Communications has raised basic rates for both GSM and CDMA prepaid mobiletomobile calls by 33 per cent to 2 paise per second from 1.5 paise per second. According to details on the company's website, it will charge base rate of 2 paise per second for mobiletomobile calls. ...
  • Consumers should be offered lowest mobile call rates: Kapil Sibal January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after mobile charges were hiked by leading operators, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal today said consumers should be offered the lowest call rates. "We want consumers to be offered calls at lowest rates," Sibal told PTI. Bharti Airtel, India's largest mobile phone operator,...
  • Reliance Communications hikes call rates by 25 pc September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Reliance Communications, India's thirdbiggest mobile phone carrier, raised call prices by a quarter in four service zones and said it will extend the hike to all zones in the next 30 days, sending its shares to a twomonth high. Reliance Communications increased the base call price to 1.5 paisa...
  • Telecom industry says call rates to go up by 30p/min August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Disappointed with Cabinet decision on fixing minimum or base price at Rs 14,000 crore for spectrum, the telecom industry on Friday said the recommendations will prove to be "regressive" for the sector's growth and that operators would be forced to raise tariffs for consumers. GSM operators body COAI,...
  • Tata's new plan: Talk endlessly for Re 1 September 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian call charges touched a new low on Tuesday with telecom operator Tata Teleservices' new tariff plan that allows CDMA subscribers unlimited hours on local calls for just Re 1. In the new 'PayPerCall' plan, the company has moved away from the usual practice of charging on a one...
  • Call tariffs to fall as regulator cuts charges March 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) on Monday slashed termination charges by 33 per cent, a move which would result in bringing down the mobile tariffs for consumers. Termination charges are paid by one operator to another on whose network the call ends. The regulator has reduced the...
  • India to set pricing norms in trading globally October 29, 2008

    Mumbai: After SEBI banned short selling of shares last week the Finance Ministry is planning to take further corrective measures to stabilise the stock market. Officials from the Finance Ministry have confirmed that a decision on pricing norms of Indian companies trading in the American and Global stock exchanges will be...
  • Distance's dying in the ISD space June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: It's cheaper to make that international call now. That's because the regulator, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has moved to slash Access Deficit Charge (ADC) rates. ADC is a levy paid by private operators to BSNL for rolling out services in rural areas. The ADC paid by Private...
  • International call rates get cheaper June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: International long distance calls are set to become cheaper from April 1 as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Wednesday announced complete removal of the outgoing access deficit charge or ADC, which is 80 paise per minute at present. Trai has also reduced the total amount of...