TRAI In Favour Of Upgrading Audience Measurement Method Seeks Views Of Stakeholders

Audience Measurement Method

India’s Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI) wants to update and possibly revise its existing TV audience measurement and ratings system.  TRAI has issued a consultation paper for stakeholder comments on the existing Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) rules, and whether the process needs revision. TRAI has indicated that while most users are happy with BARC there are suggestions that it needs…

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TRAI Rejects Telecom Commission’s Contention On Promo Tariffs

Telecom Industry

TRAI has rejected Telecom Commission’s contention that free promotional offers allowed by it are responsible for the industry’s falling financial health and lower licence fee payments to the government. TRAI is drafting a response to Telecom Commission’s letter dated February 23 on the lines that tariff and tariff orders, solely under the regulator’s purview, need to be seen in the broader context…

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Mobile Tariffs To Be Reviewed By TRAI

The inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission asked the sector regulator TRAI to implement orders on promotional mobile tariffs in “letter and spirit” and review existing rules to ensure financial growth of the industry. The commission has decided that TRAI may be apprised of commission’s concern and implement its own order and direction on tariffs in letter and spirit and also review…

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