India adds 8.21M mobile users in April
Indian mobile firms added 8.21 million users in April, maintaining the momentum in the world’s second-largest mobile market, notes a Reuters report citing telecoms regulator TRAI. There were 269.30 million mobile users in India at end-April.
Indian regulator bans MVNO spectrum-sharing
Indian regulator TRAI has ruled that MVNOs in the country will not be able to hold spectrum assets. The ruling forms part of the regulator’s ongoing investigation into the suitability of MVNOs in the Indian market and follows official complaints from some operators that the MVNO model will break Indian laws on spectrum sharing.
Indian operators face 2G spectrum price hike
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has given the green light to proposals from the Indian government that will see local mobile operators pay higher annual charges for their 2G spectrum.
India: New VoIP proposals could hit mobile pricing
Indian mobile operators could soon be facing significant pressure to reduce calling rates following the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) proposals to allow Indian ISPs to offer unrestricted VoIP services.