Page-8 of Telecom sector Current Affairs, GK & News

TRAI penalty on Telcos for call drops illegal: SC

The Supreme Court of India has ruled that Telecom companies will not compensate mobile phone users for inconvenience caused by call drops. In this regard, the apex court has struck down the TRAI Regulation which made it mandatory for telecom companies to compensate subscribers for call drops from January 2016. The Ruling was given by ..

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TRAI rules against Differential Pricing

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has barred telecom service providers (TSPs) from offering or charging discriminatory tariffs for data services on the basis of content accessed by a consumer. In this regard, TRAI has issued Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations, 2016. Key provisions of Regulations These Regulations aims at ensuring ..

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Government inks MoU to implement Action Plan for skill development in Telecom

The Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has signed MoU with Department of Telecommunication (DoT) for Skill Development in Telecom Sector. The MoU has signed to implement National Action Plan for Skill Development in Telecom Sector. Under this MoU Both signatories will make concerted joint efforts towards skill development by facilitating mobilization of financial ..

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BSNL launches 4G services in Chandigarh

State owed telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched the high speed 4G (Fourth Generation) telecom services at Chandigarh in Punjab circle . With this launch, BSNL became fifth telecom service provider in India to launch 4G service after Airtel (1st), Aircel (2nd), Vodafone (3rd) and Reliance Jio (4th). Key facts BSNL ..

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Uninor signed worth Rs 1,200 cr contract with Huawei for modernising its network

Uninor a subsidiary of Norway’s telecom major Telenor has inked an agreement worth 1,200 crore rupees with Chinese firm Huawei for modernising and managing its network across six circles in the country. The advancement of payment will be done in phase manner for three years. As per the partnership Huawei will modernise and manage Uninor’s network ..

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