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'To protect the individual's freedom of choice'
The summer surprise offer gave three months of extra benefit to the customer.
Highest download speed of 18 Mbps achieved by Jio.
The regulatory authority is seeking advice on issues such as the definition of Net Neutrality and transparency.
Reliance Jio has kicked off the 4G war by providing free data, but is it sustainable?
The email service will be available through mobile application.
The telecom authority recommends that about 100 MB data per month should be given to the rural subscribers.
Too little, too late for 'Digital India'.
Reliance Jio claims to be India's fastest 4G network provider. It says its network and technology are superior to rival telcos and is therefore able to offer faster mobile internet. However, data rele...
The telecom wars just boiled over.
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TRAI directs Jio the end the welcome offer by 3 December.
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TRAI to issue notice to telcos over call failures
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Reliance Jio welcomes the decision by Vodafone, demands more interconnection points.
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A fight which is getting heated up day by day will have to be resolved by authorities
The popular messaging application has decided to share some of its consumer data with its parent company Facebook.
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In recent weeks, India's telecommunications industry has been in the headlines for diverse and apparently contradictory reasons. The Economic Times reported on Ericsson of Sweden talking about futuris...
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The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a pre-consultation paper, setting the ground for the debate on net neutrality in India. The paper, which was released today, pos...
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NEW DELHI -- The Supreme Court today struck down the TRAI regulation making it mandatory for telecom companies to compensate subscribers for call drops holding it as "arbitrary, unreasonable and non-t...
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Last Tuesday, militant organisation Al-Qaeda hacked the Indian Railways' website to display its cyber prowess, as per news reports. They hacked the page of Bhusawal division of Personnel Department of...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday slammed company board member Marc Andreessen's tweet that seemed to suggest that colonialism was good for India. I want to respond to Marc Andreessen's comment...
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Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, is disappointed with TRAI's decision to prohibit tariff plans with differential pricing, but he won't give up on India yet. "I am disappointed by the telecom regu...
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In a move with far reaching implications, India's telecom regulator has ruled that it will not allow internet service providers to charge differently for different kinds of data. This means that Faceb...
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Unless you've completely shut yourself off from social media (in which case, good for you!), you must have seen Facebook's wide push for Free Basics, urging its users to send a message to India's tele...
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NEW DELHI -- Amid a debate over net neutrality principles, Facebook has become the only Internet firm to side with telecom operators over the issue of differential pricing of data services. The social...
NEW DELHI -- The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) notification by which the regulatory body had imposed fine on dropped calls. The TRAI had...
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Facebook has sneakily--without any announcement-- launched its Internet.Org service across India, asking people to send an automated email to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), letting them...
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NEW DELHI -- Sectoral regulator TRAI on Friday made it mandatory for telecom operators to compensate consumers by one rupee for call drops with effect from January 1, 2016. The compensation will, howe...
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In India, if you have to call the police, you dial 100. The number 101 is for fire, 102 for ambulance and 108 for emergency disaster management. But things might become simpler in the near future. Lik...
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When AIB put up their first video on Net Neutrality and all that support poured in, we all thought that we dodged a bullet. Well as it turns out, we didn't. The bullet ricocheted and is headed strai...
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Indian telecom operators have started the process of removing the 0 and 91 STD prefix for dialling a mobile number. The technical changes seem to have rolled out by operators this week; we tested thi...
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More than one million people have opposed the consultation on net neutrality by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), but the matter is far from over. As with most debates in India, it has become a battleground between vested interests and activist propaganda. The following questions may help you to form a considered opinion on net neutrality.
NEW DELHI — Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday that the government stands for ensuring "non-discriminatory" access to Internet. "Government stands for ensuring non-discriminatory acc...