TRAI Current Affairs, GK & News

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act was passed by Parliament in 1997 to regulate telecom services in India. 25 Years of TRAI Act To commemorate the 25 years journey of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act, a seminar on “25 Years of TRAI Act: Way Forward for Stakeholders (Telecom, Broadcasting, IT, ..

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Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT)

Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) was established in 2000, by amending the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act, 1997. About TDSAT TDSAT was constituted to bring a separate disputes settlement mechanism for the telecom sector, thereby strengthening the regulatory framework of the sector. It adjudicates disputes and disposes of appeals regarding matters ..

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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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Senior IAS Officer PD Vaghela appointed TRAI Chairman

On September 28, 2020, senior IAS Officer PD Vaghela was appointed as the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory of India) Chairman. HE has succeeded RS Sharma. About PD Vaghela He is a Gujarat-Cadre IAS Officer. He is currently in the Department of Pharmaceuticals that operates under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. Prior to this, he was the ..

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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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