TRAI Launches Three New Mobile Apps For Voice, Data Quality Tracking

TRAI Launches Three New Mobile Apps For Voice, Data Quality Tracking

New Delhi: Aiming to protect consumer interests, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday launched three new mobile applications and a web portal. TRAI MyCall App is an Android application for crowd sourced voice call quality monitoring. The app will help mobile phone users rate their experience about voice call quality in real time and help TRAI gather […]

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications Gets 7 Months To Repay Debt

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications Gets 7 Months To Repay Debt

Mumbai: In a rather rare occasion, Anil Ambani today, addressed a press conference on how the group is dealing with resolving debt issues at Reliance Communications (RCom). This comes after Fitch Ratings downgraded RCom and warned of a potential default, just days after rival Moody’s Investors Service, slashed its ratings Mr. Ambani (57) explained that the company is expeditiously closing […]

Indian IT Professionals Rush To Reskill As 85,000 Jobs Open Up In New Technologies

Indian IT Professionals Rush To Reskill As 85,000 Jobs Open Up In New Technologies

India’s $150 billion IT industry is in the midst of a major upheaval. Pressurized by lower margins and rising costs, IT companies are switching to automation and laying off employees to rein in costs. As the industry evolves at a rapid pace, IT professionals are constantly being challenged to add value to their organizations. Meanwhile tech workers are picking up […]

Competition Commission Dismisses Predatory Pricing Complaint Against WhatsApp

Competition Commission Dismisses Predatory Pricing Complaint Against WhatsApp

New Delhi: There is “no substance” in the allegations of predatory pricing made against WhatsApp even though the messaging app is dominant in the relevant Indian market, according to Competition Commission of India (CCI). WhatsApp Inc was acquired by Facebook in 2014. Rejecting a complaint, CCI today emphasised that there are no significant costs preventing the users to switch from […]

India Ranked 89th Globally in Terms of Average Internet Speed: Akama

India Ranked 89th Globally in Terms of Average Internet Speed: Akama

Just like it does every quarter, content delivery network services provider Akamai Technologies has published its State of the Internet Connectivity report for first quarter of 2017. The report provides key global statistics regarding Internet connection speeds and broadband adoption metrics. While the report suggests that the global average connection speed increased 15 percent year-on-year to 7.2Mbps, India gained eight […]

TRAI to Finalise Tariff Assessment Rules Soon, Related to Promotional Offers and Predatory Pricing

TRAI to Finalise Tariff Assessment Rules Soon, Related to Promotional Offers and Predatory Pricing

Telecom regulator TRAI will finalise in a month, its views on the rules of tariff assessment with regard to issues like promotional offers and predatory pricing. These issues – being debated as part of TRAI’s ongoing consultation on ‘Regulatory Principles of Tariff Assessment’ – have been a flashpoint between newcomer Reliance Jio and incumbent operators such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone […]

Vodafone RED Shield Offers Damage, Theft Cover on Smartphones Purchased Up to 6 Months Earlier

Vodafone RED Shield Offers Damage, Theft Cover on Smartphones Purchased Up to 6 Months Earlier

Vodafone India on Monday announced ‘Vodafone RED Shield’ initiative for its Vodafone RED postpaid customers. As part of this initiative, the company is offering insurance cover of up to Rs. 50,000 on newly purchased smartphones as well as those that were purchased till six months back. Interestingly, Vodafone RED Shield provides users with theft cover, claimed by company to be […]