Mobile Tariff

  • Mobile phone tariffs likely to be hiked February 16, 2014

    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. Marten Pieters,...
  • Mobile tariffs have to be increased every year: Vodafone February 16, 2014

    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 November 10, 2013

    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...
  • Reliance Comm hikes mobile call rates by at least 20 pc May 6, 2013

    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 November 3, 2011

    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 as...
  • TRAI suggests cost cuts, mobile tariffs may fall November 1, 2011

    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 whose...
  • Mobile tariffs may go up further: Sunil Mittal September 6, 2011

    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,...
  • PMO shops for cheaper mobile tariff for its staff January 5, 2010

    New Delhi: The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government is on an austerity drive. After insisting that bureaucrats and minister to fly economy class and avoid the five-star culture, it is the turn of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to put less economic burden on the government. PMO is keen to take advantage...