It is important to understand and appreciate that the discount extended to pre-paid distributors is not a commission, as these distributors do not act as agents of telecom companies," COAI
Director General Rajan S Mathews said.
Rajan S Matthews, Director General, COAI
talked about the importance of promoting home grown tech.
members will soon be able to provide subscribers with extra features such as presence-based address books, e-mail, instant messaging and content-sharing IM buddies for events like ICC World Cup Cricket, as well as to create new kinds of commercial opportunities, such as person-to-person commerce and contextual advertising services, said the director general of the COAI
We were facing challenges in complying with the earlier deadline given the volume (of telecom subscribers)," COAI
Director General Rajan Mathews told PTI.
Talking to Digit about the idea behind IMC, P Ramakrishna, CEO of the event and Principal Advisor at COAI
said, "Every year we take a big delegation from India to MWC in Barcelona.
Immediate policy- level interventions are required to uplift the financial health of the sector and to ensure that we move in the right direction of pursuing our goals," said COAI
director general Rajan Mathews.
This, through a transparent process by a reputed and independent committee, would only strengthen COAI
and ensure that it works in furtherance of its stated objectives i.
RJio says that other COAI
members are paying higher SUC charges, which they want to pass on.
Reacting to the CAG report, telecom industry bodies COAI
and AUSPI, in a joint statement, said the matters relating to interpretation of Gross Revenue/Adjusted Gross Revenue of telecom companies for the purpose of calculation of license fees are under litigation in various judicial forums, including the TDSAT, the High Courts and the Supreme Court.
represents Gsm-based mobile telecom service providers including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Unitech Wireless and Videocon.
Due to the reduction in the aforementioned charges, COAI
claimed the country would lose precious foreign exchange due to a sharp reduction of 43 percent in termination rate by TRAI, thereby urging the government and telecom authority to re-examine the regulation, and "rescind it in the interest of the nation and the telecom industry.
As per COAI
, there is almost 40% data drain from the SIM present in slot 1 of MediaTek powered dual-SIM devices.