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Jio effect: Telecom Ministry asks Trai to revisit tariff orders

Price war may hit telcos' ability to pay for spectrum, DoT secy tells Trai chief

Megha Manchanda  |  New Delhi 

The Telecom Commission, the highest decision-making body for the sector, has communicated to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) the ''urgent need'' to review its tariff orders and directions. This comes in the backdrop of cut-throat tariff war unleashed by Reliance Jio and followed by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular. The Commission has asked Trai to implement its decisions and directions on promotional offers issued in 2002 and 2008, both in letter and spirit. Telecom Commission chairman and Department of Telecommunications secretary J ...


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First Published: Thu, March 02 2017. 01:02 IST