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Trai to impose hefty penalties on unwanted calls from tomorrow

In a move that will give major relief to millions of subscribers, telecom regulator Trai will tomorrow announce new guidelines to curb the menace of unsolicited calls by imposing hefty penalties on errant telemarketing firms and operators. Beside...

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Mobile Number Portability – Change Mobile service provider without getting your number changed

Mobile Number Portability (which allows subscribers to retain their existing mobile telephone numbers when they switch from one operator to another) will debut today starting from Rohtak in Haryana. Consumers who are not happy with their existing ope...

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Government may cancel 38 telecoms licences as recommended by TRAI

Late on Thursday, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India recommended to the government that it cancel 38 telecoms licences because the operators did not meet rollout requirements. While shares in R...

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Telecom Comapanies can offer Zero Rental Plans

Regulation of Tariff has been mandated to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) vide the TRAI Act of 1997. As per the extant TRAI guidelines, there is no bar on offering tariff plans such as Zero Rental Plans provided that there are no fixed monthly charges applicable in such plans....

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Tata Teleservices claimed special auditor found nothing wrong in its books of account

"We are delighted with the special auditors' validation that all payments and dues, including license fees and spectrum charges have been paid by TTSL, as per the license conditions and the applicable ruling of the telecom tribunal TDSAT," the company's Legal and Regulatory Affairs Head Madhav Joshi said....

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Consumer court concerned over billing by private telecom firms

The Delhi State Consumer Commission has expressed its concern over private telecom operators reportedly overcharging customers by including undue charges in the bill, which are not rectified unless the subscribers point them out. The Commission sought the help of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to inquire whether "mistake...

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CAG decided to Audit account of Bharti Airtel, Reliance, Tata, Vodafone and BSNL

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India , the apex audit body, has decided to audit the accounts of five telcos-- Bharti Airtel , Reliance, Tata, Vodafone and the state-run BSNL-- for 2009-10. Telecom regulator TRAI has already appointed a nodal officer to facilitate this audit exercise....

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Change your mobile operators without change of Number for Rs. 19

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) today fixed at Rs 19 the reference rate for portability fee -- charged from users for changing operator while retaining the number....

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CBEC proposed to launch third party information system to tackle service tax evasion

Last Year, The CBEC, had planned a Third Party Information System (TPIS), a third party information model for excise duty. Now CBEC requires to reproduce the trials with service tax. As per board, it is a very effective and non-intrusive set up to obtain all apposite data to trap the tax evaders....

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