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Telecos don't want internet telephony to succeed, says Directi CEO

Kiran Rathee  |  New Delhi 

Internet telephony can reduce the cost of voice calls by 60 per cent but no mobile operator has launched the service because of a vested interest in protecting their top line, Bhavin Turakhia, co-founder and chief executive officer, Directi, said. He said barring Reliance Jio, R-Com and BSNL, no mobile operator has shown interest in internet telephony because it would result in cost reduction for voice traffic by up to 3 times, forcing competitive price reduction and a reduction in top line revenue of their business. Turakhia, whose firm Vmobi Solutions got a telecom service providers ...

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First Published: Thu, September 29 2016. 00:39 IST
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