Terming unsolicited SMSes as a 'gigantic problem', telecom regulator Trai today asked the mobile operators to give their suggestions on tackling the
Some of the mobile operators have recently imposed interconnect usage charges (IUC) on the SMSes which are terminated on their network.
NEW DELHI, INDIA: Telecom regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is
NEW DELHI, INDIA: Telecom regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is examining SMS interconnect usage charges (IUC) and will proceed further after going through the responses that it has got from
PAT up 74 % at Rs. 9.5 crores - Individual Learning Solutions Enrolments up 22 % - Corporate and Institutional order intake at Rs. 237 crores, up 31% - Net
NEW DELHI, JAN 24: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today said that the regulator’s free-hand to telecom operators to fix call and other services charges should not be
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s decision to enforce stricter norms on unsolicited calls and text messages may well be a boon in disguise, feel organised mobile marketing companies.
Going beyond the current debate of continuation and discontinuation of the so called fiscal stimulus, the Digital industry represented primarily by internet and mobile value added services companies have suggested
The Internet and Mobile Association of India [IAMAI] has suggested a long-term growth package for the development of digital content and services industry in India in the forthcoming Union Budget.
NEW DELHI: You may soon have to pay for your mobile alerts from banks and airlines which you currently get for free. Free and bulk SMS providers in India like
After a long lull the government has finally decided to go ahead with the bidding process for mobile number portability (MNP), the service that would enable a mobile phone user
Google India has released a newer version of its SMS Search service whereby if you send a query to 9-77-33-00000 you will get instant answers and that too at the
Telecom companies have come under the scanner of regulatory authority Trai. There is a suspicion that companies are saving huge amount of money by loading a higher revenue component to
It seems as though minister A. Raja's troubles are far from over, with the Delhi High Court issuing a notice to the centre on a PIL challenging the policy of
India’s push SMS industry is facing a challenge with operators Airtel and Tata Indicom increasing the interconnect charges applicable on application to person (A2P) SMSs on each other’s network.
Nokia has announced the rolling out a range of services that have been named Life Tools first in India and later throughout Asia and Africa sometime next year.
The VAS will
With Airtel and TTSL competing in A2P SMS market by writing their own terms of SMS IUC, the industry fears that their free hand may end up being anti-consumer. Is
Telecom service providers are betting big on mobile payments for future customer retention and growth. With voice becoming a commodity service, additional services including M-commerce will be key differentiators, say
The regulatory body for Telecom TRAI and the association that represents the Internet and Mobile companies in India IAMAI have both made changes at the helm.
IAMAI has appointed Shailesh Rao,
IAMAI has issued a diktat for the orderly movement of Mobile VAS players.The code of conduct agreement issued by IAMAI will help in scrutinizing mobile VAS players in times of
The telecom industry is thriving on competition with congestion in the different circles increasing by the day. New players, improved value-added services and number portability will all add up to
Even as India's severely-abused internet users wait for a new government to give 3G the green light and liberate them from the "fraudband" mafia, there's been a flurry of activity
A top official of the Council of Europe has asked India to be a part of its Convention
on Cybercrime, a step, which he said, will lead
to efficient cooperation with other
TakeOffTrip.com, one of the leading travel portals of India offering Air Travel and Hotel Booking services, has now launched two new features to benefit its users – online bus booking
New Delhi 15, June: The Internet and Mobile association of India (IAMAI) is delighted that for the first time In the history of independent India, the president on behalf of
Even amid the global economic crisis the telecom industry is going great guns. Beginning with the cellular mobiles revolution, a lot has changed in the telecom sector both for the
Come September and mobile users would be able to change their service provi-ders without changing their numbers. This technology known as mobile number portability (MNP) - will have a major
With Hughes Communications India, a provider of satellite broadband services, being awarded the permission to set up the first dedicated VSAT (very small aperture terminal hub) for the Indian Railways
Bharti Telesoft, the leading provider of integrated VAS solutions for mobile operators in emerging markets, has won the prestigious Golden Peacock Innovation Award for its pioneering work in the field
MUMBAI: In a bid to increase revenues from the impending 3G (third generation) spectrum auction, the Department of Telecom (DoT) is looking at increasing the number of slots available for
NEW DELHI: In a move that could further delay auctions, the finance ministry has asked the telecom department to double the floor price for 3G and wireless broadband
WASHINGTON: Microsoft Corp on Sunday announced the creation of a website, Elevate America, aimed at improving access to job training tools.
The site, http://www.microsoft.com/ElevateAmerica, provides resources to help individuals gain the
GSM service provider Vodafone-Essar has blocked entrepreneur Rajesh Jain-promoted Netcore Solutions’ free SMS alert service, alleging the service does not comply with the telecom regulations. This is the second instance
Taking rural telecom penetration to the next level, the Indian Cellular Association (ICA) in a proposal to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has suggested free of cost mobile
PUNE: Mobile phone subscribers should be able to heave a sigh of relief from this month for they will not receive unsolicited commercial
communications (UCC) through SMS,
The country's telecom sector which boasted bypassing the recessionary trend to chart growth saw a 1.08 per cent dip in new telephone connections in the month of November, according to
The services sector has seen segments such as wireless, internet and broadband services show resilience in the face of ongoing economic slowdown, according to an industry body. The FICCI report
The so called digital divide between emerging markets like India and developed economies worldwide may not be that wide after all. A new online survey conducted by The Nielsen Company
Telecom regulator TRAI has asked the communications ministry to address matters pertaining to 3G auctions. The regulator wants the government to clarify the guidelines on 3G licences to be issued
In a bid to improve rural telephony, telecom regulator TRAI has proposed that all operators who offer communication services in rural India and share their infrastructure with other players be
The telecom ministry is set to reject a proposal to impose an 'administrative tax' on successful bidders of 3G wireless frequencies, fearing such a tax could impair revenue collections at
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has endorsed an accusation that top CDMA telecom operator Reliance Communication has been passing its mobile revenues as income from subsidiaries. The regulator
The writing is on the wall; even rural India gives a thumbs up to mobile over landline. As per Trai figures, subscriber additions in rural areas exceeded additions in the
Amidst growing clamour about the failure of the National Do Not Call (NDNC), Trai chairman Nripendra Misra makes a case for it and asks for public patience. According to him
More and more young people in India are finding lucrative career opportunities in the field of clinical research. The nature of training programs that have so far existed in the