Regulators

Telecom sees strong subscriber growth in October

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/regulators-images/2016/04/26/Trai_0.jpg?itok=u65wiY5J

MUMBAI: As per a compilation done by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) based on latest reports from operators, the subscriber base for telephony services has seen accelerated growth in 2005.

In the month of October 2005, 3.24 million subscribers were added as compared to 2.87 million subscribers in September, 2005. During the first seven months of 2005, around 18 million subscribers have been added.

For mobile segment, 2.90 million subscribers have been added during October 2005 as compared to 2.48 million in September, 2005. The mobile additions consist of 2.11 million GSM subscribers and 0.79 million CDMA subscribers as against 1.96 million GSM and 0.52 million CDMA last month, states a release issued by Trai.

During the first seven months of current financial year about 15.73 million mobile subscribers were added, making it a total of 67.95 million mobile subscribers at the end of October 2005.

The study shows that ARPU in India is lowest though usage is very high. A comparison study of Minutes of Use (MOU) has put Australia on top with 93 MOU and 33 ARPU ($ per month). India has recorded an MOU per month of 287 while the ARPU stands at a mere $8 per month.

In the fixed segment, a total of 0.34 million subscribers were added during October 2005, which were predominantly WLL (F). With this the total subscriber base of fixed lines have reached 48.17 million. The gross subscribers' base consisting of fixed as well as mobile has crossed 116 million.

The gross subscriber base consisting of fixed as well as mobile has become 116 million at the end of October, 2005. The tele-density at the end of October, 2005 has reached 10.66 as compared to 10.38 at the end of previous month.

Broadband connections have continued the similar growth rate since beginning of 2005. At the end of October, 2005, total Broadband connections in the country have crossed 6,90,000 as against a target of three million fixed in Broadband Policy-2004.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/23/teleport%20%281%29.jpg?itok=MIdbJLQa
MIB urgently seeks pending 78 channels' equipment details

The government of India expects all TV channels to submit technical details of their respective equipment for the purpose of monitoring. In all, 78 channels have failed to do so.

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/23/trai-800x800%20%281%29.jpg?itok=SoAwDZM2
TRAI recommends e-KYC for outstation customers

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued its Recommendations on (i) "Verification of existing mobile subscribers through Aadhaar based e-KYC services" and (ii) "Permitting outstation Aadhaar card holders for e-KYC of mobile subscribers."

Regulators TRAI
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/23/apurva_purohit.jpg?itok=SDxaXhCO
Music Broadcast plans IPO; to make buys

MUMBAI: Music Broadcast Private Limited, which operates one of the leading FM radio stations -- Radio City -- is planning to list. It is preparing to bring out a public offer of over Rs 500 crore comprising a fresh issue of Rs 400 crore and an offer for sale of 26.59 lakh equity shares by the...

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/23/RS-Sharma.jpg?itok=o62PRop9
No exclusive pacts with telcos: TRAI to building-owners; CTI mooted

MUMBAI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued its recommendations on "In-Building Access by Telecom Service Providers".

Regulators TRAI
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/20/Ravi_Shankar_Prasad_1.jpg?itok=Z5Pivzoy
Dist. National Informatics Centres to be of international standards

NEW DELHI: Electronics and Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said the National Informatics Centre is the “technological bridge of India and is best placed to lead the way for a Digital India”

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/20/Shaktikanta-Das-800x800.jpg?itok=vKvAAMgZ
Idea, Star Den among Rs-1200 cr FDI proposals approved; latter to switch to investing biz

NEW DELHI: Star Den Media Services and Idea Cellular are among the six proposals cleared by the government on Thursday for receiving foreign direct investment (FDI) of around Rs 1,200 crore.

Regulators I&B Ministry
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/19/TDSAT-800X800.jpg?itok=FKUjT1Ve
TDSAT recalls attachment proceedings against MSO Sadhna Media

NEW DELHI: The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal has recalled its order of attachment of properties of Sadhna Media Pvt Ltd after Siti Cable Network Ltd confirmed that the demand draft of Rs 26,87,793 handed over to it last month was in full and final settlement of a case pending...

Regulators TDSAT
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/18/trai-800x800%20%281%29.jpg?itok=jYZPP0mf
CASBAA hails judicial review of broadcast & cable tariff

CASBAA, the association of Asia's pay-TV industry, has applauded the judicial review now under way in India of proposed extension and tightening of India's pay-TV rate regulations.

Regulators TRAI
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/18/Venkaiah-Naidu1.jpg?itok=O6x650Vf
Mass Comm courses in regional languages significant: Naidu

NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the vast need of skilled personnel in the media and entertainment sector in the country as the sector was expanding rapidly. The Minister referred to the prominent role being played by the Government’s Skill India...

Regulators I&B Ministry

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories