Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Current Affairs, GK & News

DoT License for Kerala Fibre Optic Network (KFON)

Kerala bas become the first and only state in India to launch its own internet service, Kerala Fibre Optic Network (KFON). Key Facts It was announced by Chief Minister of Kerala, after Department of Telecommunications granted an Internet Service Provider (ISP) licence to KFON Ltd, to provide internet access to everyone in state. About KFON ..

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BARC News Channel Ratings

Information & Broadcasting Ministry asked the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC India) to resume “news channel ratings” with immediate effect. Key Facts Ministry has asked to release of viewership data of news channels as well as to release the last three months data of news channels in monthly format. As per ministry, reporting of viewership ..

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TRAI released new framework for broadcasting & cable services

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released new framework for broadcasting and cable services by amending interconnection regulations of 2017. Background Regulation of 2017 provides a framework for technical compliance of conditional access system (CAS) and subscriber management system (SMS) in broadcasting and cable sector. Framework is incorporated as schedule IX in Interconnection Regulations, ..

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What is ‘SMS scrubbing’?

The Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) started to implement the second phase of SMS regulation on March 8, 2021. With this move, the functioning of banks and e-commerce firms were hit and several crucial services were disrupted such as sending of one-time password (OTP) by banks and e-commerce firms for several services. SMS Scrubbing The Telecom ..

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Government to set up Intelligence Unit to tackle Frauds

The Union telecom ministry has decided to set up an intelligence unit and a consumer protection system. These systems will be set up in the effort to tackle the threats associated with the pesky calls. It would also help in taking strict action against the financial frauds that happens using telecom resources. Background The union ..

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Who has been appointed as New Chief Executive of Ayushman Bharat?

Recently, R. S. Sharma has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Ayushman Bharat scheme or the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana which is an insurance scheme by the National Health Authority’s (NHA). Highlights The newly appointed chief executive, RS Sharma, will replace Indu Bhushan. He was appointed after Indu Bhushan has ..

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