User: sandman1965 Topic: Telecom
Category: Regulatory
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Trai extends feedback deadline on machine-to-machine communications paper 6.12.2016 ET: Policy
It had originally sought such submissions by Nov 15 and Nov 29 respectively, and had initially extended the deadlines to December 6 and December 14 on industry request.
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5 Hurdles to Modi's push for cashless economy 3.12.2016 Sify Finance
27, during an election rally in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all Indians get familiar and make others familiar with cashless transactions.
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5 hurdles to PM Modi's push for cashless economy 3.12.2016 ET: Policy
While India's internet users surpass the US, smartphone ownership and internet penetration remain low. As many as 68% of transactions are done in cash.
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Five hurdles in PM Modi's push for a cashless economy 3.12.2016 Sify Finance
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Trai to examine Jio's free 4G service offer till March 2017 1.12.2016 ET: Policy
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced extension of free domestic voice calls and data till March 31.
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Jio extends free 4G service offer till Mar'17, TRAI to examine plan 1.12.2016 DNA: Top News
Telecom regulator Trai on Thursday said it will examine Reliance Jio's latest offer providing free 4G services for all its customers till March 31, 2017. "We will look into it. Every tariff that is filed before us is examined. We will come up with our response at appropriate time," Trai chairman R S Sharma told PTI when asked about validity of Jio's offer. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India had earlier allowed Jio to provide free service till the end of this year for customers who subscribed to its services till December 3. Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced extension of free domestic voice calls and data till March 31. With over 52 million customers taking Jio's free voice and data since its launch on September 4, he announced 'Jio Happy New Year Offer' of free data, voice, video and applications till March 31 for new users joining from December 4 as well as the existing ones. However, the plan will come with a Fair Usage Policy (FUP) which will cap data for Reliance Jio ...
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TRAI seeks views on issues over closure of telecom services 1.12.2016 ET: Policy
"Should the TSPs be directed to follow a specified mode of communication for informing subscribers or what could be other mode of communications," TRAI said.
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Maximum complaints against Airtel, Voda, Reliance Communications in last 3 years: Manoj Sinha 30.11.2016 ET: Policy
Out of 56 cases of MNP rules flouted by telecom carriers in the last four fiscal years, including the current year, 29 cases are against Vodafone alone.
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India's low broadband penetration a concern: TRAI Chairman 30.11.2016 ET: Infotech
Currently India is even ranked behind Sri Lanka and Vietnam in broadband penetration
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Government hooked onto hashtags for rural banking push 30.11.2016 ET: Banking
RRBs are mostly sponsored by full-service banks at the backend, NPCI is talking to the banks to help their RRBs by sharing the technology with them.
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Reliance Jio moves CCI against Vodafone, Airtel & Idea 28.11.2016 ET: Policy
PoIs are required for voice calls to go through from one network to another – in this case from Reliance Jio’s network to those of Bharti, Idea and Vodafone.
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BSNL waives charges on USSD messages for banking till January 31 28.11.2016 ET: Policy
Essentially, the short code messages are used by consumers to avail banking services like checking balance, withdrawals, deposits and peer-to-peer-transfer.
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More steps needed to make e-transactions safer 28.11.2016 Rediff: Business
Absence of comprehensive data protection and privacy laws will be barriers in the government's digitalisation drive.
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BSNL adds most users in August, while mobile user base declines to 1.02 billion 25.11.2016 ET: Policy
According to Trai, total wireless subscriber base declined 0.52% to 1,028.88 million at the end of August, from 1,034.23 million in July.
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Call drops cannot be completely eradicated: Telecom Minister 25.11.2016 ET: Policy
Penalty has been levied on Aircel for poor 2G (Rs 3 crore) and 3G service quality (Rs 1.56 crore) followed by BSNL for bad 2G (Rs 2.27 cr) and 3G (Rs 70 lakh).
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New deadline for feedback on public Wi-Fi is December 9: Trai 25.11.2016 ET: Infotech
Trai sought industry views on whether public Wi-Fi access providers should be allowed to resell capacity and bandwidth to retail users.
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Project report on Telecom Finance Corporation submitted to DoT 23.11.2016 ET: Policy
The Telecom Commission in its meeting in July 2013 directed that in order to set up Telecom Finance Corporation a Detailed Project Report with a business plan should be brought before the commission for consideration.
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Trai lowers ceiling tariff for USSD-based service to a third, at 50 paise per session 22.11.2016 ET: Policy
The change in tariff emanates from views of stakeholders, after the regulator had issued a consultation paper on reviewing the regulation around USSD services.
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DoT moves proposal to allow Wi-Fi in flights 22.11.2016 ET: Infotech
Currently, Wi-Fi services and phone calls are not allowed on flights flying over the Indian airspace.
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CAG pulls up DoT for front loaded subsidy to Tata Teleservices 22.11.2016 ET: Policy
DoT had issued instructions in January 2008 to TTSL to furnish a hard/soft copy of the customer application form or CAF in support of claims for each number.
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