TRAI orders non-discrimination in MNP offers, asks telecommunications companies not to introduce differential rates

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a new order urging telecom operators to stop offering differential tariffs through mobile number portability (MNP) offerings. This is apparently done to “induce competitors’ network turnover” and TRAI says it has received complaints from many telecommunications service providers (TSPs) against each other. Telecommunications companies claim that … Read more

Airtel brings Rs. 499, Rs. 699 and Rs. 2,798 prepaid plans with Disney + Hotstar Mobile subscription package

Airtel’s prepaid recharge plans have been revised to include a one-year Disney + Hotstar Mobile subscription. Upgraded prepaid plans start at Rs. 499 and go up to Rs. 2,798. These are priced higher than previous Airtel prepaid plans that came with the Disney VIP + Hotstar subscription – priced between Rs. 448 and Rs. 2,698. … Read more

How to activate your Airtel eSIM

Airtel offers an eSIM service to subscribers with select smartphones, including some Apple, Samsung, Google Pixel and Motorola Razr phones (2021). The eSIM or Embedded Subscriber Identity Module, as the name suggests, is embedded directly into your smartphone or any device in place of or together with your physical SIM card. The eSIM service not … Read more

Reliance Jio adds 5.47 million subscribers in June, Vi loses 4.28 million: TRAI

Reliance Jio added more than 5.47 million subscribers in June, while Vodafone Idea lost more than 4.28 million subscribers in the same month, suggests the latest report from the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Airtel gained more than 3.81 million subscribers, ending its losing streak. In May, Airtel lost more than 4.6 million subscribers. … Read more