Use Interpol list, not IWF, to block child sexual abuse content: COAI to Govt

Jul 16 2018 | 1 hrs ago

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.

PDO-based wi-fi model, de-licensing of V-band spectrum to hurt financial viability of telcos: COAI

Jul 15 2018

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.

Spectrum in E and V bands should not be 'de-licensed', says COAI

Jul 11 2018

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.

New regulator should understand its authority, limitations: COAI DG

Jul 08 2018

COAI said it wants new Trai chief to understand its authority and create balance between industry and consumer welfare.

COAI dubs Jio's fibre-based fixed line broadband a 'gamechanger'

Jul 05 2018

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 for issuing e-bills to customers by default

Jul 02 2018

BSNL has asked TRAI to allow it to issue e-bills or soft copy of phone bills to its customers as a default option.

Trai close to slapping fine on telcos for call drop violations in Mar quarter

Jun 27 2018

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 objects to Trai recommendations on public WiFi model

Jun 13 2018

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.

Relationship becomes difficult when a member sues association: COAI DG

Jun 03 2018

COAI said that issues with Reliance Jio could have been resolved through conversation as lawsuit against the association makes relationship difficult with the member.

Idea, Airtel add over 1 crore mobile subscribers: COAI

Jun 01 2018

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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