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Problems with TAM ratings system resurface as Sony uncertain to renew its subscription

Multi Screen Media (MSM) — owner of the Sony network of channels is examining whether to renew its subscription with Television Audience Measurement (TAM) Media Research. While broadcasters across the board have expressed concerns about TAM, channels continue to rely upon its data. MSM has called TAM a bad currency indicating ‘unfair trade practices’ and ‘flawed methodology’ employed by the ..

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TRAI issues Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2013

With the objective to curb Unsolicited Commercial Communications (UCC), The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released ‘The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference (Twelfth Amendment) Regulations, 2013’. This amendment adds more measures to the existing Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2010 which came into force in 2011. It addresses the operational issues as ..

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TRAI releases pre-consultation paper for pan-India mobile number portability

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has started processes for the execution of the nation-wide mobile number portability. TRAI has released consultation process to look for views from stakeholders on the pan-India MNP services. Through this pre-consultation paper, TRAI is attempting views from stakeholders on various issues like optimal method of carrying out Inter-service ..

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Pre-consultation paper by TRAI for pan-India MNP

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released pre-consultation paper for the implementation of the pan-India Mobile Number Portability (MNP). Through this pre-consultation paper, the Authority has sought views from stakeholders on various issues like optimum method of implementing Inter-service area porting, amendments required in the existing licence conditions of the MNP service licence, ..

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TRAI plans common emergency response number for India

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is planning to bring a consultation paper regarding setting up of a single emergency helpline where a call centre will receive all distress calls and then accordingly alert departments or agencies concerned depending upon the type of emergency. Currently India has separate emergency numbers for handling different emergencies, ..

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Limit for concessional SMS at 100 per day per SIM: TRAI

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has set the limit for concessional SMS at 100 per day per SIM. This will be implemented in 15 days. As per the directives: There is no maximum limit for SMS, but consumers will be charged not less than 50 paisa per SMS once it crosses 100 a ..

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