Trai to Look Into Interconnection Charges for IP Networks

Telecom regulator Trai on Tuesday said it will look into interconnection charges for Internet-based networks like 4G, furthering its regulatory framework for developing new age communication systems. “We will start consultation on it (IP Interconnection) after DoT amends telecom licences,” Trai Chairman R S Sharma told reporters on sidelines of …

Telecom Commission Clears Entry of Virtual Network Operators

Clearing the way for the entry of telecom service retailers, inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission on Monday approved long-pending proposal on virtual network operators, which will offer voice and data services under their own brands without owning network or spectrum. “The Commission has approved Trai’s recommendation on Virtual Network Operators after …

112 to Soon Become Single Number for All Emergency Services

People will soon have to dial just a single number ‘112’ for help during emergency situations such as availing services of police, ambulance and the fire department. The proposal to have a single number for various emergency services, approved by the inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission, would be similar to the …