The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will organize aseminar on “IOT: Bringing automation for better tomorrow” inKolkata with the objective of providing a platform for discussion and exchange of views on key issues relating to Internet of Thingsand its applications viz. smart cities, connected vehicles etc. Theseminar will be attended by eminent experts in the field and representatives from the industry.Relevant details of the seminar are given below for information of interested participants:
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) conducted 'Consumer Outreach Programme (COP)' on 24 August 2018 at Samba (J&K)to educate the general public about various initiatives taken by TRAI to safeguard consumer interests. Besides the general public, representatives of Consumer Advocacy Groups (CAGs) registered with TRAI and Telecom Service Providers participated in the programme.
On 28 August, the Supreme Court adjourned the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) tariff order and interconnection regulation case to 5 September. As reported earlier, on 20 July, the SC had admitted Star India’s special leave petition (SLP) challenging the Madras High Court’s ruling that the TRAI has the power to formulate tariff and regulations for the TV broadcasting sector.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has been undertaking variousactivities to reach out to the telecom consumers to educate them and tounderstand their problems. As a part of this process TRAI is holding a seminar onthe Topic “Cyber Crime and Security” to be organized in Meerut (Uttar Pradesh)along with contact person and telephone number is as under:
The telecom regulator TRAI will be organizing Customer Outreach programmes in different parts of thecountry. These programmes are primarily intended to outreach to the customers, industrybodies, State Govt., various government bodies, CAGs and TSPs. Details of venue, date for theprogramme to be organized in Erode (Tamil Nadu) along with contact person and telephonenumber are as under :-
On3 August, 2018, the telecom regulator TRAI organised a Consumer Outreach Programme in Noida (UP) to educate the general public about various initiatives taken by TRAI to safeguard consumer interests. Besides the general public, representatives of Consumer Advocacy Groups (CAGs) registered with TRAI and Telecom Service Providers participated in the programme.
On 7 August 2018, the telecom regulator TRAI integrated its Mobile Apps namely DND 2.0 &MyCall with UMANGPlatform. UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) is envisaged to make e-governance. It is developed by National e-Governance Division (NeGD), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
On18 July, the telecom regulator TRAI released its latest subscription data till May 2018. As per report, total wireless subscribers (GSM, CDMA & LTE) increased from 1,125.07 million at the end of Apr-18 to 1,131.01 million at the end of May-18, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.53%. The Wireless subscription in urban areas increased from 624.52 million at the end of Apr-18 to 625.66 million at the end of May-18, and wireless subscriptions in rural areas also increased from 500.55 million to 505.34 million during the month. The monthly growth rates of urban and rural wireless subscription were 0.18% and 0.96% respectively.
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