Telecom Operators Shouting about Voilation of Tariff Norms by Jio

Telecom Operators Shouting about Voilation of Tariff Norms by Jio

Against the backdrop of Reliance Jio demanding additional intercommention points from incumbent operators, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and Telenor told the TRAI that it was the new entrant that was violating the tariff norms.

NEW DELHI: “The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will look into the matter and revert as soon as possible,” one of the company officials who attended the meeting said, based porportedly on what Chairman R.S. Sharma said during the 90-minute meet.

On September 1, Jio had announced zero-tariff scheme for domestic voice calls in perpetuity with sharply lower data rates. “Customers should pay for only one service, either voice or data. Not both,” Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani had said.