TELECOM

TRAI issues showcauses to RCom to Explain Why It Stopped 2G Services

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has also asked Reliance Communication to generate unique porting codes for customers wanting to migrate to other operators. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked Reliance Communications (RCom) to explain why its second-generation technology (2G) services have been disrupted in various regions. RCom had stopped  its 2G services and focus on 4G (fourth-generation technology). However, […]

Reliance Jio Now Wants International Call Rates to be Reduced, After Domestic IUC Reduction

Reliance Jio has made a bold proposal yet again. Yesterday, Trai conducted a workshop on discussing the International call termination rates, and at the workshop, Reliance Jio stated that the call termination rates should be same for both domestic and international calls. Reliance Jio asked the regulator to slash the international call rates to 6 […]

TRAI’s IUC Decision Is Forcing Operators to Shut Down 2G Networks : Idea Cellular

Idea Cellular CEO Himanshu Kapania said sector regulator TRAI was forcing telecom operators to shut down their older networks as it pushes for the adoption of newer technologies, seeking urgent intervention from the government.Kapania said the move towards phasing out of older technologies could have a negative impact on connectivity, especially in areas like the […]

BSNL expects 30% revenue from enterprise business this year

BSNL is strategically looking at turning the corner with a renewed focus on enterprise business, and infrastructure sharing with private telcos. BSNL chairman-cum-managing director  speaks to ET Telecom’s Muntazir Abbas on telco’s rivalry with Jio and Airtel, fifth-generation (5G) technology and asset monetization plan. Edited excerpts. Globally, few telcos have started 5G trials. What are the bands […]