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Reliance Jio counters unfair pricing allegations made by COAI

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Reliance Jio has defended itself against allegations made by the Cellular Operators Association of India, in their letter to the Department of Telecommunications dated August 8. The company was allegedly providing full-fledged services to the public “in the guise of testing”. The association said...

Telecom sector records lowest ever growth at 6.5 percent in last six years, says COAI

According to a study conducted by the GSM industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the revenue of the telecom industry in India stood at 6.5 percent in 2015, which is the lowest since 2010. Even though there was an addition of 79...

India now has 773.70 million GSM mobile phones users, Airtel tops the list

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has recently released all India mobile subscription statistics for the month of April 2016. The total subscription figure stands at 773.70 million. Whereas UP East still continues to have the maximum number of mobile subscribers, which stands...

Arun Jaitely’s Finance Bill 2016 proposal is risky to PM Modi’s Digital India: COAI

In the recently announced Union Budget 2016-17, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed a new tax framework, which according to COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India) will be very unfair to the telecom sector and will potentially impact the on-going Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India initiative. COAI...

DoT Secretary urged by COAI to dismiss TRAI’s request to Halve Airwave Block Size

The DoT received a letter from COAI requesting the Department of Telecom to overlook the sector regulators request to halve the block size of airwaves auctioned in the 2300 Mhz and 2500 Mhz bands; from 20MHz to 10Mhz. The letter addressed to the Telecom Secretary-...

Telecos might surge tariffs as an opposition to TRAI’s new call drop rule

In a bid to oppose TRAI’s new rule on call drops, telecom operators have issued a warning. They have hinted at increasing the tariffs if they are subjected to pay compensation for call drops. The operators also affirmed that it is not attainable to...

COAI to get 8 week extension for All-India MNP implementation

New Delhi – The Department of Telecom (DoT) has decided to extend its MNP implementation deadline by two months throughout the country. The deadline was earlier set for May 3. According to an official statement, the government following the request by the Telecom industry...

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