COAI has approached the Telecom Department (DoT) flagging operational issues in implementing a directive that mandates use of an IWF list for blocking online child sexual abuse content, and said such sites should be barred as per the 'Interpol list' provided by the department.
Industry body COAI has asked the government not to allow internet services by unlicensed operators or any 'de-licensing' of the V-band spectrum, saying the twin measures can jeopardise massive investments made by telecom firms and hurt their financial viability.
Industry body COAI has opposed 'de-licensing' of 'E and V bands' and made an aggressive pitch to the telecom department to allot them to mobile operators for backhaul usage.
COAI said it wants new Trai chief to understand its authority and create balance between industry and consumer welfare.
Industry body COAI -- which has been at loggerheads with member Reliance Jio over a slew of issues in the past -- today termed Jio's fixed-line fibre broadband system as a "game changer" and said the company garnering over 200 million mobile users in a short span of time is "commendable".
BSNL has asked TRAI to allow it to issue e-bills or soft copy of phone bills to its customers as a default option.
Telecom regulator Trai is in the final stage of slapping penalty on operators who have not met call drop norms for the March quarter, its chairman R S Sharma said.
COAI is learnt to have opposed regulator Trai's recommendations on public Wi-Fi as it believes the proposed norms are in contravention to existing licence rules.
COAI said that issues with Reliance Jio could have been resolved through conversation as lawsuit against the association makes relationship difficult with the member.
Airtel and Idea jointly added over one crore mobile subscribers while Vodafone lost over 6.64 lakh customers in Apr 2018, according to data released by the COAI.
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