Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

In-flight calls, WiFi a step closer to reality as govt notifies rules

Payal Ganguly

The central government’s Department of Telecommunications has notified a set of of rules for enabling in-flight connectivity ....

17 December, 2018

TRAI chief RS Sharma, who took on Facebook and Apple, gets two-year extension


Ram Sewak Sharma, the head of India's telecoms regulator who took on global giants Facebook and Apple, has been given two ....

9 August, 2018

How an anti-spam app is adding to Apple's headaches in India


In India, the world’s second-biggest smartphone market, Apple Inc’s normally deft management of government relations ....

9 August, 2018

Telecom regulator TRAI recommends stricter data security rules


India’s telecom regulator on Monday said the existing framework for protection of personal data by companies and service ....

17 July, 2018

Why is Apple at loggerheads with India's telecom regulator?


US technology giant Apple Inc and India's telecoms regulator are at loggerheads over the development of a government ....

27 March, 2018

Trai mulls ways to offer free internet without violating net neutrality norms

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has floated a consultation paper that explores models through which service providers ....

20 May, 2016

Decoding TRAI's ruling on net neutrality

Iravati Damle,

On Monday, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released a regulation and associated explanatory memorandum prohibiting ....

11 February, 2016

Why call drops are music to iBus' ears

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Call drops and poor or intermittent internet connectivity on smartphones have become so much of a bane today that the Telecom ....

5 February, 2016

TRAI debars differential pricing, backs net neutrality

Arti Singh

In a major boost to the proponents of net neutrality, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has banned differential ....

8 February, 2016

Net Neutrality: Facebook generates 80% replies to TRAI paper


As Trai gears up to frame the Net Neutrality rules, telecom operators have favoured differential pricing for data services even ....

9 January, 2016

India's telephone subscriber base ended just short of 1B mark at the end of April: TRAI


The total telephone subscriber base in the country rose marginally to reach 999.71 million at the end of April, on the back of ....

17 June, 2015

Telecom regulator TRAI faces flak over public release of names & email ids of people posting suggestions over net neutrality


Telecom regulator Trai today faced flak on the social media including Twitter for making public names and email ids of one million ....

27 April, 2015

Proposed net neutrality policy is deterrent to India's startup culture, say entrepreneurs

Binu Paul

Telecom operators would stifle innovation on the internet if the sector regulator backs their quest to provide free access to ....

14 April, 2015

TRAI releases paper on virtual network operators


Sectoral regulator Trai today released a pre-consultation paper on virtual network operators (VNO), which offer services by tying ....

3 September, 2014