Mobile Tariff

  • Mobile phone tariffs likely to be hiked 16-02-2014 07:35 PM

    New Delhi: Mobile phone tariffs are set to increase and freebies and discounts likely to be further brought down, leading mobile service providers made it clear on Sunday. The fresh spectrum purchases at the recent auction were being cited as one of the factors for the likely rise in tariffs....
  • Mobile tariffs have to be increased every year: Vodafone 16-02-2014 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: Vodafone India has said the mobile telecom industry has reached a point where annual tariff increases are needed to sustain itself. "We have had declining tariffs for 18 years; this cannot be sustained forever. We believe the point has come where we will have to increase our tariffs...
  • Mobile tariffs may go up every year: Vodafone MD 10-11-2013 06:03 PM

    New Delhi: India's second largest telecom operator Vodafone expects phone call and other mobile services rates to go up every year, indicating that low tariff regime may not be sustainable any longer for the industry. "We have lower tariffs for 18 years against inflation of 8-9 per cent per year....
  • Reliance Comm hikes mobile call rates by at least 20 pc 06-05-2013 07:22 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Communications on Monday raised mobile call rates by 20-30 per cent across India, a company statement said. "We have now corrected all commitment plans across the country and have increased tariffs by between 20 per cent and 30 per cent," Gurdeep Singh, chief executive officer, Wireless, Reliance...
  • TRAI stands by hike in 2G prices; tariff may rise 03-11-2011 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: In a development that could put massive financial burden on mobile service providers, telecom regulator TRAI on Thursday stood by its recommendation of over six-fold jump in 2G spectrum prices. TRAI had earlier this year recommended Rs 10,972.45 crore for the contracted 6.2 Mhz spectrum for pan-India licence...
  • TRAI suggests cost cuts, mobile tariffs may fall 01-11-2011 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: In a development that would bring mobile telephone tariffs further down, telecom regulator TRAI has suggested doing away with termination charges in a phased manner over the next three years. Termination charges, a part of Interconnection Usage Charges, are a levy paid by one operator to another on...
  • Mobile tariffs may go up further: Sunil Mittal 06-09-2011 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: Within days of hiking mobile tariffs in some segments, Bharti Airtel on Tuesday hinted that charges may go up "significantly" in the near future in view of rising operating costs. "...The pressure on this industry will be acute as the operators will have to serve the rural markets,...