Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Current Affairs, GK & News

TRAI alters Mobile Number Portability Rules

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India made changes to the Mobile Number Portability Rules. The ‘MNP’ rules govern the process of mobile number portability, which is a tool for the subscriber to change the service provider without altering the mobile number. It also allows the subscriber to change from one service area to another of ..

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Spectrum Pricing and Health of Telecom Sector

The Digital Communications Commission under the Department of Telecommunications had sought a review of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) August 2018 recommendations on the auction of spectrum. Due to concerns over the financial health of telcos, and worries that demand for spectrum is likely to be muted as consolidation in the sector has ..

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DCC approves levy of penalty on Airtel, Vodafone Idea

The Digital Communications Commission (DCC), the highest decision-making body of Department of Telecom (DoT), has approved levying of penalty on Bharti Airtel Ltd. and Vodafone Idea Ltd. for denial of interconnection to Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. when the latter had entered market in 2016. Key Highlights Despite the approval for imposing penalty, the inter-ministerial panel ..

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5G Networks in India

5G is expected to create a cumulative economic impact of $1 trillion in India by 2035 as per the government forecasts. What is 5G? 5G is the next generation cellular technology to provide faster and more reliable communication with ultra-low latency (Latency is the amount of time data takes to travel between its source and ..

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Ram Sewak Sharma appointed as new Chairman of TRAI

Dr. Ram Sewak Sharma has been reappointed the Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) till 30th September 2020. He was in July 2015 named as the TRAI chief for a three-year period. Recently, he triggered a debate around safety of Aadhaar by tweeting his Aadhaar number and challenging Twitter users to cause any ..

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