The ministry added that not just metro-residents but even non-metro subscribers are saving somewhere between 5 to 10%.
It said: “As reported by TRAI, the analysis of preliminary data of few large DPOs reflects actual savings by subscribers to the tune of 10 to 15% in Metro cities and between 5 to 10% in Non - Metro areas after implementation of new regulatory framework.”
Nonetheless, the Ministry said that “a few cases” have been reported wherein a household witnessed “marginal increase” in prices owing to having more than one TV connection.
The ministry also informed the Lok Sabha the TRAI has taken several steps to ease consumer concerns. These include provision of consumer corner on service providers' websites, Consumer Care Channel on TV at Channel No. 999, a call centre established by TRAI, among other such measures.