Telecom regulator finds new way to zap telemarketers flooding your cellphone: Blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

To spare you an eternity of pesky calls and annoying SMSes, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is considering deploying ....

1 June, 2018

Why is Apple at loggerheads with India's telecom regulator?


US technology giant Apple Inc and India's telecoms regulator are at loggerheads over the development of a government ....

27 March, 2018

Telecom regulator TRAI to unveil discussion paper on net neutrality by month-end


Telecom regulator Trai today said it will bring out a consultation paper on Net Neutrality, and separately also firm-up its views ....

10 August, 2016

Trai mulls ways to offer free internet without violating net neutrality norms

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has floated a consultation paper that explores models through which service providers ....

20 May, 2016

TRAI floats pre-consultation paper on net neutrality


Telecom regulator Trai on Monday issued pre-consultation paper on net neutrality, a topic that had kicked up dust earlier this ....

30 May, 2016

Net neutrality: TRAI to decide on spectrum, data pricing by next week


Telecom regulator Trai will firm up its view on spectrum price for the next round of auction and differential pricing of data, ....

20 January, 2016

Net Neutrality: TRAI, Facebook spar over responses to consultation paper


In yet another face-off, Facebook and TRAI are sparring over responses to a consultation paper on differential pricing for data ....

13 January, 2016

Net Neutrality: Facebook generates 80% replies to TRAI paper


As Trai gears up to frame the Net Neutrality rules, telecom operators have favoured differential pricing for data services even ....

9 January, 2016

Differential pricing violates net neutrality, says IAMAI

Binu Paul

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has opposed differential pricing for data services on the grounds that it ....

31 December, 2015

Net Neutrality: TRAI receives 600K comments on second consultation paper


Telecom regulator TRAI has received around six lakh comments on its consultation paper over 'Differential Pricing for Data Services' ....

21 December, 2015

TRAI paper: Facebook says Free Basics is non-discriminatory


Defending its 'Free Basics' initiative, Facebook today said programmes that help people connect should not be halted or limited. The ....

10 December, 2015

TRAI extends public consultation on mobile data services rules


Telecom regulator TRAI has extended the last date for seeking comments on its draft rules for mobile Internet services to May ....

13 May, 2015

TRAI paper on broadband next month; WhatsApp, Skype etc in queue


The telecom regulator TRAI will invite views of public on issues related to roll out of broadband in the country by end of next ....

21 August, 2014

TRAI rejects telcos' proposal to charge fee on services like WhatsApp, Viber & Skype


The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided against a proposal from telecom operators to make companies that ....

19 August, 2014

Indian telecom subscriber base increased to 933M, driven by mobile subscribers


The number of telecom subscribers in India increased from 931.95 million at the end of February, 2014 to 933 million at the end ....

13 May, 2014

TC roundup: Twitter streamlines password reset process, PDFs nearing their end & other stories

Anand Rai

While we already provide you will your daily scoop of all things tech, only the most relevant news get through our strict curation ....

12 May, 2014

TRAI recommends inter-circle mobile number portability in 6 months

Sainul K

Telecom regulator TRAI has recommended full mobile number portability (MNP) across all the telecom circles in the country. What ....

25 September, 2013

India added 40K broadband subscribers in May; number of users up 0.23% to 15.13M

Sonam Gulati

India added 40,000 broadband users in May, up 0.23 per cent over April to take the total base of high speed internet to 15.13 ....

19 August, 2013

India has 143.2M mobile internet users, total net connections stand at 164.81M

Sainul K

Internet subscribers in India grew to 164.81 million as of March 31, 2013, with as many as seven out of eight net users in the ....

6 August, 2013

TRAI hikes termination charges to combat pesky SMSes

Rashi Varshney

In a bid to bring down the number of spam and pesky SMSes, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come up with tighter ....

27 May, 2013

After Hoppr, BSB launches messaging app Hike

Nandana Das

Bharti Softbank (BSB), a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japanese Internet firm Softbank Corp, has launched Hike, ....

4 July, 2012