Jul 30, 2018 12:16 PM IST
The TRAI chief dared people to harm him using his Aadhaar number.
- Jul 18, 2018 09:45 AM IST
"For Aadhaar enrollment, we collect just four set of data - your name, date of birth and your communication address. Nothing more, nothing less. Similarly every app must collect as much data as is required," Sharma told ET Now in an interview here yesterday.
- Apr 12, 2018 09:33 AM IST
The problem has only become severe in the last few years as more and more users come to possess smartphones and use more data.
- Sep 29, 2017 11:36 AM IST
A conversation with TRAI Chairman RS Sharma can’t be without a discussion on interconnect user charges.
- Sep 26, 2017 03:05 PM IST
Defending the decision to slash interconnect rate to 6 paisa a minute from 14 paisa starting October 1 and zero from January 1, 2020, Sharma said in an interview to PTI that the cost of handling calls has been calculated in a transparent manner and the spreadsheets used for doing so are open to scrutiny by anyone.
- Aug 21, 2017 12:37 PM IST
The consultation paper of spectrum auction and pricing is "ready" and the telecom regulator hopes to release it this week, Sharma told reporters on the sidelines of ITU-TRAI Asia Pacific Regulators Roundtable.
- Mar 02, 2017 09:31 AM IST
In a sharply worded letter to TRAI, Telecom Secretary JS Deepak questioned the promotional tariffs offered by telcos which have resulted in losses of up to Rs 800 crore in revenues for the government, reports Economic Times.
- Feb 19, 2017 12:26 PM IST
Telecom regulator TRAI is
examining the limited fixed mobile telephony services of
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd following objections raised by the
cellular operators, and a decision is expected soon.
- Feb 16, 2017 12:56 PM IST
"The operator-assisted drive tests have started in all the five regions of TRAI, and a number of cities have been covered," its Chairman RS Sharma told PTI.
- Jan 30, 2017 05:53 PM IST
TRAI met up with telecom companies earlier this month to set agenda for 2018. Issues such as internet of things and framework for data-related issues were discussed., RS Sharma, Chairman of TRAI said.
- Nov 30, 2016 03:24 PM IST
"There is one area where we need to do a lot of work and that area is broadband connectivity," Trai Chairman, RS Sharma said.
- Nov 30, 2016 01:55 PM IST
With the government's thrust on digital payments post demonetisation, the telecom regulator TRAI is working full swing to enable digital payments by way of USSD, which enables feature phone users to transact digitally without internet. Over 70 percent of people in India are feature phone users.
- Nov 07, 2016 08:36 PM IST
Telecom regulator Trai is expected to release this week its recommendations on free data services in the wake of its ban on free Internet platforms like Facebook's Free Basics and Airtel Zero.
- Oct 18, 2016 04:47 PM IST
Noting that telecom operators had often blamed lack of spectrum for poor service quality, TRAI recommended all spectrum available be auctioned to end the scarcity, he said in his first interaction with CNBC-TV18 after the auction.
- Oct 14, 2016 09:12 AM IST
Mobile phone companies now can‘t use spectrum scarcity as an excuse for poor quality of services, TRAI Chairman RS Sharma said.
- Sep 30, 2016 06:36 PM IST
As the government on Friday cut gas prices to USD 2.5 mmbtu till FY17-end, industry experts seemed divided on the benefits of the reduction. While former ONGC Executive RS Sharma was critical of the pricing policy, IIFL's Sanjiv Bhasin said the cut was a win-win situation for customers.
- Sep 26, 2016 02:32 PM IST
Based on the data related to Points of Interconnect (PoIs) with respect to Reliance Jio submitted to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India by telecom operators including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, the telecom regulator‘s Chairman RS Sharma said the call failure rates are unacceptable.
- Sep 01, 2016 10:24 AM IST
The AP Shah committee said on Wednesday that Reliance Industries Limited had made unfair profits from ONGC's oil fields in the Krishna-Godavari basin.
- Jul 17, 2016 12:18 PM IST
In a bid to improve customer experience in the world's second largest mobile market, telecom regulator Trai is planning to start consultation on quality benchmark for voice and data services in a fortnight.
- Jul 13, 2016 11:10 AM IST
RS Sharma, CMD, ONGC is very happy with the government's announcement of hike in kerosene price, which will help reduce the subsidy burden of these companies.
- Jul 04, 2016 10:19 AM IST
The hike was long due and will be positive for upstream and oil marketing companies (OMCs) like Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, says RS Sharma, Former CMD, ONGC.
- Mar 29, 2016 10:20 PM IST
Calling telecom operators' objection regarding auction of premium spectrum 'paradoxical', Trai Chairman RS Sharma Tuesday questioned their stand as they
have earlier blamed government on airwaves crunch for poor service quality.
- Mar 18, 2016 01:28 PM IST
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, RS Sharma, TRAI Chief said that the regulatory authority will conduct another test in April on the call-drop issue.
- Mar 03, 2016 04:11 PM IST
RS Sharma, Former Chairman of ONGC, says the government will hike the gas prices by 60 percent only for the oil fields already discovered but where production has not started yet.
- Feb 09, 2016 04:36 PM IST
Speaking to reporters, RS Sharma said the regulator had come to this conclusion after consulting various stakeholders