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20 September, 2017 6:39 PM ‘Cutting termination charge retrograde step’

It benefits just one operator, say telcos Terming telecom regulator TRAI’s decision to cut mobile termination charges by 57% “retrograde”, leading telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Vodafone on Wednesday said the move would benefit just one operator and would worsen the financial health of the already stressed industry. “We are extremely disappointed 21

20 September, 2017 1:36 PM Telecom stocks tumble up to 7.4%; RIL hits record high as Trai slashes IUC

New Delhi: Shares of telecom companies such as Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular plunged up to 7.4 percent on Wednesday after Trai reduced mobile interconnection charges by more than half to 6 paise a minute. The scrip of Idea Cellular tumbled 7.4 percent to Rs 76.85, Bharti Airtel tanked 6.25 percent to Rs 370, Reliance Communications dipped 4.21 percent 22

20 September, 2017 5:45 AM IUC more than halved: Here's what experts think

In a landmark decision, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has slashed the interconnect usage charge or the IUC by more than half to 6 paise per minute from 14 paise per minute currently effective from October 1. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Nitin Soni, Director - Asian Corporates at Fitch Ratings and Naveen Kulkarni, Co-Head of Research 22

20 September, 2017 4:46 AM RIL Surges 4% After Telecom Regulator Slashes Interconnect Charges

Telecom regulator TRAI on Tuesday said that interconnect usage charges (IUC) for mobile calls will be cut to 6 paise a minute from 14 paise, effective October 1. It then plans to abolish the fee entirely from the start of 2020. Shares of Reliance Industries surged around 4 per cent to Rs 872 today after telecom regulator TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority 42

20 September, 2017 3:20 AM Mobile bills to go down as Trai cuts call termination charges to 6 p/min

Indian telecom regulator TRAI on Tuesday came out with a regulation cutting call termination charges from mobile to mobile by over half to 6 paise per minute effective from October 1. The measure drew stiff opposition from a majority of telecom operators who plan to seek legal redressal. The sector regulator also plans to phase out Interconnection Usage 41

20 September, 2017 1:03 AM Reliance Jio gets Trai boost: Rs 4000-crore loss to Vodafone, Idea, Airtel; Ambani’s firm to save Rs 5000 cr

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Tuesday cut the mobile termination rate by a massive 57% to 6 paise per minute from the current 14 paise per minute, a move that would render a loss of over Rs 4,000 crore annually to the three big incumbents — Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular — while leading to an annual saving of around Rs 5,000 crore 53

19 September, 2017 8:42 PM Advantage Jio: Trai cuts IUC to 6 paise per minute from October 1

Charges to be zero in two years; incumbents set to move court However, the reduction is likely to hit the profitability and revenues of the incumbents further. Analysts at HSBC said in a recent note that a significantly lower IUC would be a boost for Jio and there may be some more pricing disruption after downward revision of IUC rates. Jio has, since 57

19 September, 2017 6:45 PM Reliance Jio impact: Top 3 telcos lose 5 million users in August

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio, which launched its commercial services in September last year, has already got a subscriber market share of 13.46 per cent in just one year of operations. Jio had as many as 128.58 million subscribers at the end of July. Airtel, with 281.04 million subscribers, has a market share of 29.63 per cent followed by Vodafone 35

19 September, 2017 5:01 AM Vodafone, BSNL aim to protect voice customers via feature phone deals with Lava, Intex, Micromax

The move is aimed at ringfencing its voice-only user base from migrating to the Reliance Jio Infocomm-backed 4G featurephone, which will be available for grabs from September 21. NEW DELHI: Vodafone India and state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) are roping in domestic handset vendors to offer spruced up deals on feature phones as they step up efforts 25

18 September, 2017 3:55 AM Airtel Payments Bank Launches UPI-Enabled Digital Payments in India

Airtel Payments Bank on Sunday said it has become the first payments bank in India to integrate the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital platform. This will add to customer choice and convenience for making secure digital payments to online/offline merchants and making instant money transfers to any bank account in India, a company statement 34