TRAI Issued Implementation of Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability (Seventh Amendment) Regulations

TRAI Issued Implementation of Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability (Seventh Amendment) Regulations
TRAI has issued direction regarding implementation of Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2018 for providing service area codes and service providers codes. Through these amendment regulations a major shift in the mechanism for generating Unique Porting Code (UPC) has been provisioned. Pre-validation of eligibility conditions for porting will determine generation of UPC by the Mobile Number Portability Service... Read More

DoT Allocates 5G Spectrum to Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio & Vodafone Idea to Showcase Use Cases

DoT Allocates 5G Spectrum to Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio & Vodafone Idea to Showcase Use Cases
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has assigned spectrum in the 3400-3600 MHz band range to Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel & Reliance Jio. These telcom companies will use this spectrum to demonstrate India specific 5G use cases in collaboration with their vendor partners during the India Mobile Congress (IMC) in New Delhi. The Government has also invited Chinese vendors Huawei and... Read More

Bharti Airtel May Beat Jio by Rolling Out VoWi-Fi Service

Bharti Airtel May Beat Jio by Rolling Out VoWi-Fi Service
Bharti Airtel has started testing the Voice over Wi-Fi technology on select smartphones in cities like Bengaluru, Chennai, Pondicherry & other cities. VoWi-Fi technology can facilitate high-quality voice calls. Bharti Airtel is testing this technology on some new phones.  VoWi-Fi technology carries it over a Wi-Fi network hence making the cellular network available in places where there is poor cellular... Read More

TRAI To Review Outcome of Changed Call Service Quality Norms

TRAI To Review Outcome of Changed Call Service Quality Norms
TRAI will bring consultation paper soon to review outcome of changed call service quality norms. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is planning to review the outcome of the call service quality norms operational in the industry since the last two years. Further, the regulator will likely issue a consultation paper focused on examining the need for improvisation in... Read More

Government Will Track Your Lost Or Stolen Mobile Phone

Government Will Track Your Lost Or Stolen Mobile Phone
Have you lost your mobile phones, or stolen ? Then here is the good news for you. The Central government will do that job for you. The Minister of Telecommunications, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad unveiled  a portal in Mumbai which will help mobile phone users trace their stolen or lost mobile phones. Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has undertaken a project... Read More

TRAI Extends Timeline for Rollout of New Mobile Number Portability Regulations

TRAI Extends Timeline for Rollout of New Mobile Number Portability Regulations
TRAI has drafted the Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability (7th Amendment) Regulations which will go in effect on 11 November, 2019. One of the highly demanded services in the telecom sector is of Mobile Number Portability (MNP). The demand for this service has especially gone up after the industry went through the data tariff war and the competition between the telecom... Read More

TRAI Seeks Views on Maximum Duration for Phone Calls to Ring

TRAI Seeks Views on Maximum Duration for Phone Calls to Ring
TRAI in its latest discussion paper on ‘Duration of alert for the called party’ has explored the “possibility of customization of ringing duration” by the phone users. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) has sought the industry’s views to discover appropriate duration for a call to ring in a bid to ensure optimal usage of network and spectrum resources. “The... Read More

TRAI Introduces New Paper to Develop Unified Numbering System

TRAI Introduces New Paper to Develop Unified Numbering System
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has floated a new consultation paper on Developing a Unified Numbering Plan for Fixed line & Mobile services. TRAI has been on a row of introducing new consultation papers. The telecom regulator is introducing these new papers to improve the industry with innovative solutions to the problems that exist. Some of the consultation... Read More