TRAI extends deadline for comments on tariff offers paper
This is the second extension sought by the stakeholders for commenting on the paper which was originally supposed to close on 26 December 2019.
Cable operators to take up new tariff order issues with Trai
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Budget should give clarity in levies for telecom industry: ICRA
The industry has been demanding a reduction in the overall charges paid by the operators mainly licence fee and spectrum usage charges, ICRA said in a pre-budget expectation note on Monday.
SECI's wind tender gets cold response for fourth time
Solar Energy Corporation of India is the renewable energy ministry's nodal agency that is responsible for conducting wind and solar auctions. It had issued the tender on Friday with a ceiling tariff of Rs 2.93 per unit. The ceiling tariff had earlier been revised from Rs 2.85 per unit to Rs 2.93 to encourage participation.
Govt asks traders to suggest tariff codes for goods without classification, warns of licensing regime for ‘others’
The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) also asked traders to suggest appropriate HS codes for products imported by them which do not have any classification and fall under the ‘others’ category. Every traded product is categorised under an HSN code (harmonised system of nomenclature)—the global systematic classification of goods.
US to maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until Phase 2 deal- Mnuchin
Trump is slated to sign the Phase 1 trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. (1630 GMT). The signing occurs a week before the U.S. Senate is due to begin its impeachment trial of the U.S. president.
Japan stocks slip as tariff comments dent trade deal optimism
The Nikkei share average fell 0.45 per cent to 23,916.58.
No interim relief to broadcasters by Bombay HC in tariff order case
Admitting the petitions from the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), and top broadcasters, the two judge bench of justice SC Dharmadhikari and Justice RI Chagla issued notice to Trai asking to respond within a week. The court will hear the matter or January 22nd.
Broadcasters move HC against new tariffs for cable and digital players
Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), Walt Disney, which owns Star India, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Reliance Industries-owned TV18 and the Producers Guild of India moved the Bombay High Court, challenging the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s amendments to the New Tariff Order (NTO).
Fewer users port out as telcos offer similar tariffs, quality
The reduction in mobile number portability (MNP) is good news for telcos since it means they have to invest less in trying to retain existing customers, said industry executives and analysts. MNP fell to 4.1 million in October last year from 5.4 million in the previous month, and the MNP churn rate dipped to 0.3% from 0.5% in September.
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.
Broadcasters unite against TRAI's revised tariff order
Trai's move goes against the government's stated position of ensuring the ease of doing business, they said.
Mobile user base to fall as tariffs rise
The country’s mobile user base is set to fall for the first time in eight years this calendar with many people likely to give up their second or third connections due to rising cost of ownership.
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