Digital payment companies haul up Trai, telcos for failing to curb fraud calls/SMSes

New Delhi/Mumbai: Homegrown digital payments majors such as PhonePe, Mobikwik, Infibeam Avenues, among others, have joined Paytm in criticising the telecom regulator and operators, including Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Bharti Airtel, for failing to provide adequate safeguards in curbing financial frauds where customers are being targeted through calls …

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Telcos must include end users in network building, says Trai

NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Tuesday said telecom service providers, urban planners, and architects must engage with end users such as home buyers while designing network to improve internet connectivity inside multi-storey residential apartments. While telecom services have improved connectivity outdoors, network inside buildings remains an …

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Telcos need to pay 10% of total AGR dues by March 31 irrespective of payment made

Operational telecom operators are expected to pay ₹12,921 crore by March 31, of which close to 80% has to be paid by Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel. Telecom operators, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, which have pending adjusted gross revenue dues will have to pay 10% of the total …

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