0
Wireless

TRAI fines Indian operators breaching service quality rules

Tuesday 3 July 2018 | 12:50 CET | News
Indian regulator Trai has imposed penalties on domestic operators Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular, for failing to meet Quality of Service benchmarks in the December quarter, CNBC reports, citing an unnamed source. Trai has proposed financial disincentives for domestic operators in the range of INR 100,000 – INR 500,000 in a graded penalty system. Under new rules, call drops are measured at mobile tower level instead of telecom circle level.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Aircel / Airtel / Bharat Sanchar Nigam / Bharti Airtel / BSNL / Idea Cellular / R / Reliance Jio / TRAI / Vodafone
Countries: India
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Govt panel upholds INR 30 bln fine on Airtel, Vodafone Idea for denying Jio interconnection

Published 26 Jul 2019 11:00 CET | India
India's Digital Communications Commission (DCC) has upheld telecom regulator TRAI's decision to fine Bharti Airtel and Vodafone ...

Vodafone, Idea pay INR 72.68 bln to regulator for merger approval

Published 26 Jul 2018 10:09 CET | India
Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have paid INR 72.68 billion to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in order to secure ...

Reliance Jio to launch JioGigaFiber connectivity service on 15 August

Published 17 Jul 2018 10:41 CET | India
Reliance Jio has announced that it will extend fiber connectivity to homes, merchants, small and medium enterprises and large ...