TRAI extends deadline for comments on tariff offers paper
This is the second extension sought by the stakeholders for commenting on the paper which was originally supposed to close on 26 December 2019.
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Cable operators to take up new tariff order issues with Trai
Local cable operators (LCO) have sought a meeting with the broadcast regulator to “discuss” issues they are facing with respect to tariff rules even as television broadcasters have challenged the recent amendments to the new tariff order (NTO) in the Bombay High Court.
TRAI extends deadline for views on floor rates
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has extended timeline for receiving comments over its consultation paper which seeks views on fixing a floor price for voice and data services on telecom networks. The deadline for filing comments and counter comments has been extended till February 28 and March 13, respectively.
L&T is idea of the year for Chakri Lokapriya. Here's why
It is a safe company with low expectations. If there is any weakness because of any poor execution in L&T Q3 results, it would be a buy because there is enough upside over next 12 months. When everybody is bullish on the economy, banks will be the ones to bet on with earnings growth and all slippages having come out.
Banking sector set for more pain, deratings likely: Hemang Jani, Sharekhan
In terms of the NPL cycle and loan growth, there is a huge disconnect between what is being reported by banks and what is generally being expected and that continues to be a major worry. Also, there is over-ownership across private banks as the weightage is still very high and most of the investors are hiding in very few banks.
Jio widens its subscriber base, Vodafone Idea falls further: Trai
Among the three access service providers, Reliance Jio added the highest number of 5.6 million wireless subscribers, while Bharti Airtel saw a nominal net addition of 1.6 million, according to subscriber data for November 2019 released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday.
New broadcasting framework for consumer protection: Trai
"The new framework is consumer-friendly and addresses the issues of stakeholders. We have provided the freedom to broadcasters and they are free to price. We have only reduced the bouquet cap to Rs 12," Trai chairman Ram Sewak Sharma said. The new regime was unveiled in Dec 2018, and the regulator has issued amendments on Jan 1, this year.
TV broadcasters move HC against TRAI's new tariff order
The TRAI had in December 2019 issued new tariff rules by which prices of the Network Capacity Fee (NCF) were lowered, benefiting consumers.
Television broadcasters to move court against TRAI
TRAI issued the amendments to its tariff order - which take effect on March 1 on Jan 1. It limited the discounting on TV channels bouquets to 33%, while also reducing the maximum retail price (MRP) of channels in those bouquets to Rs 12 from Rs 19.
Trai's latest tariff order to jeopardise content creation, hit growth: Broadcasters
Television broadcasters united against TRAI's recent order capping prices for channels saying that will affect the content creation and impact jobs. The broadcasters got together under the aegis of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) to oppose the move in a rare press conference here which had top executives from all the leading networks speaking out.
TRAI launches Complaint Management System (CMS) app and portal
The newly launched Complaint Management System will feature rule-based redress of complaints related to Value Added Services (VAS). Using the CMS portal or the app consumers will be able to fetch details of VAS services activated on their phone.
No interference, only fine-tuned rules: RS Sharma
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) chairman RS Sharma rejected accusations of micromanagement and interference in the pricing of television channels.
VMware continues to see India as a strategic market: VMWare COO
Cloud computing and virtualization software company, VMWare had made a $2 billion investment in its Indian arm in 2018, which employs close to 6000 people. On the recent consultation paper on cloud services introduced by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, it was proposed that cloud-focussed companies would become members of a cloud industry body.
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