TELECOM REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF INDIA
TRAI extends deadline for views on floor rates
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has extended timeline for receiving comments over its consultation paper which seeks views on fixing a floor price for voice and data services on telecom networks. The deadline for filing comments and counter comments has been extended till February 28 and March 13, respectively.
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TV broadcasters move HC against TRAI's new tariff order
The TRAI had in December 2019 issued new tariff rules by which prices of the Network Capacity Fee (NCF) were lowered, benefiting consumers.
New broadcasting framework for consumer protection: Trai
"The new framework is consumer-friendly and addresses the issues of stakeholders. We have provided the freedom to broadcasters and they are free to price. We have only reduced the bouquet cap to Rs 12," Trai chairman Ram Sewak Sharma said. The new regime was unveiled in Dec 2018, and the regulator has issued amendments on Jan 1, this year.
TRAI launches Complaint Management System (CMS) app and portal
The newly launched Complaint Management System will feature rule-based redress of complaints related to Value Added Services (VAS). Using the CMS portal or the app consumers will be able to fetch details of VAS services activated on their phone.
No interference, only fine-tuned rules: RS Sharma
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) chairman RS Sharma rejected accusations of micromanagement and interference in the pricing of television channels.
Trai's latest tariff order to jeopardise content creation, hit growth: Broadcasters
Television broadcasters united against TRAI's recent order capping prices for channels saying that will affect the content creation and impact jobs. The broadcasters got together under the aegis of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) to oppose the move in a rare press conference here which had top executives from all the leading networks speaking out.
Television broadcasters to move court against TRAI
TRAI issued the amendments to its tariff order - which take effect on March 1 on Jan 1. It limited the discounting on TV channels bouquets to 33%, while also reducing the maximum retail price (MRP) of channels in those bouquets to Rs 12 from Rs 19.
TRAI's new tariff framework: More channels at lesser price
TRAI, in a statement, said it has decided that in case of multi-TV homes where more than one TV connection is working in the name of one person, it will charge a maximum of 40 per cent of declared Network Capacity Fee (NCF) for the second and additional TV connections.
Trai seeks views on traffic management under net neutrality
Trai sought public views on the contours of reasonable Internet traffic management practices that don’t infringe on rules.
GNFC to contest DoTs demand notice
Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals (GNFC) has contested the telecom department’s demand for Rs 15,019 crore in additional licence fee, interest and penalties for holding V-SAT and internet service provider (ISP) licences, and plans to take legal action against the notice, said company executives. GNFC considers itself unliable to pay any further dues.
Reliance Jio Q3 profit surges 62% to Rs 1,350 crore; Arpu falls to Rs 128.4
Total capitalisation of Jio Platforms stood at Rs 1,70,000 crore, Reliance said in a regulatory filing.
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