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Trai pulls up Bharti Telemedia for non-compliance with new tariff order

Under new rules, cable and DTH operators can't charge more than Rs 130 as base price for a basic pack, which includes 100 free-to-air channels, 25 from Doordarshan, rest to be chosen by consumer

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has pulled up Bharti Airtel’s direct-to-home business vertical Bharti Telemedia for failing to comply with the rules of the new tariff order that came into effect at the start of this calendar year. The company operates the DTH brand Airtel DTH.   In a direction notice dated April 23, the regulatory body directed the DTH provider to comply by the rules of the new tariff order. Trai explained in the notification that it had received numerous complaints from consumers about Airtel DTH’s failure to abide by the rules ...