Posted on: 21/01/2016 08:19 AM
TRAI has released a draft direction on the delivery of broadband services in a transparent manner.
Posted on: 11/01/2016 08:00 AM
If telecom ops are allowed differential pricing for data services, it will create a situation akin to that in cable sector where broadcasters have to pay carriage fee to MSOs, Star said.
Posted on: 11/01/2016 07:55 AM
MSOs, LCOs and broadcasters have suggested some amendments to TRAI’s draft model and standard interconnection agreements. The stakeholders have different views on the time duration for termination of interconnect contract, TV signal piracy and migration of LCOs to any distributor of signals.
Posted on: 18/11/2015 08:42 AM
TRAI has recommended build-own-operate-transfer as one of the models for implementing BharatNet or the National Broadband Plan to expand the footprint of broadband networks nationally.
Posted on: 19/10/2015 07:47 AM
Raising the red flag against TRAI’s proposed twin conditions on regulating a la carte rates of the channels at the retail level, the DTH Association has said that the authority should first regulate the RIO rates or wholesale rates based on which the retail rates are derived.
Posted on: 13/05/2015 08:00 AM
Having created their digital content platforms, television broadcasters in India are worried about having to pay carriage fees to internet service providers.
Posted on: 27/03/2015 10:57 PM
Issues arising from net neutrality, network discrimination and traffic management practices, non-price-based discrimination of services, ensuring transparency to consumers, and pricing-related matters including differential pricing for data access are discussed in the consultation paper.
Posted on: 24/03/2015 08:12 AM
TRAI has not looked into the impact of churn and double taxation, DTH ops said. A new subscriber would also be unwilling to buy old CPE equipment. The obligation to provide free repair and replacement of CPE for a period of five years is lopsided. There should be no capping of activation and installation charges at Rs 350. TRAI should exclude all kind of CPEs from the tariff order except SD CPEs.
Posted on: 14/03/2015 05:59 PM
TRAI extends the last date for comments on the draft tariff order prescribing framework for commercial interoperability of CPE in DTH services to 19 Mar.
Posted on: 20/01/2015 08:28 AM
TRAI will hold an open-house discussion on ‘Delinking of the licence for networks from delivery of services by way of Virtual Network Operators in Delhi on 31 Jan.