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COAI Seeks Cut In Levies, Other Relief Measures; Says Telecom Among Most Heavily Taxed Sectors

The Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) has written to Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash, amid an existential struggle of mobile operator Vodafone Idea in a three-private player market.

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‘There Is Need For Affordable Spectrum Pricing’: DG, COAI

Most countries that have adopted auction as a mechanism to allocate spectrum, do not have any revenue share such as Spectrum Usage Charges in India. It is important for the Cabinet to relook at the high base price, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) SP Kochhar, Director General (DG), Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) says. Lower reserve price will enable TSPs to work and focus towards fulfilling the objectives of ‘Digital India’, tells DG, COAI to Ashish Sinha of BW Businessworld.

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Fixing Floor Prices Critical Amid Financial Stress In Telecom: COAI

The association -- whose members include Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea -- said floor prices need to be fixed for data only for an interim period, say two years, and that voice calls and tariffs can be excluded from this.

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Fixing Floor Prices Critical Amid Financial Stress In Telecom: COAI

Despite the financial constraints faced by them during the pandemic, the telecom service providers continued to plough in significant investments and provide seamless network connectivity to Indians

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COAI Warns Mobile Users Against Fraud Messages, Calls Relating To KYC Details

The industry body urged the general public not to fall for any fraudulent messages and calls, and to stay vigilant. It asked mobile users not to respond to fake messages or calls, nor download any app, share documents or data.

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COAI AGM: Ajai Puri of Airtel Remains Chairman; P K Mittal of Reliance Jio is Vice Chairman

Cellular Operators Association of India or COAI in its AGM has announced that Ajai Puri, COO (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel will once again hold the position of Chairman while Pramod Kumar Mittal, President, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, will be the Vice Chairman of the Association for FY-22

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Issues Around Telecom Industry's Health Even More Relevant Now; Viability A Must: COAI

The industry's demand relating to removal of legacy levies, taxes, rationalisation of USOF (universal service obligation fund levy), and other measures for long-term viability, are now more crucial than ever

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COAI Urges Govt To Remove Fake Messages On Social Media Linking COVID-19 To 5G

The Department of Telecommunications has also denied the claim of linking the COVID-19 pandemic to the 5G technology as false, and said it has no scientific basis.

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COAI Urges States To Vaccinate Telecom Field Employees On Priority Basis

Telephone and internet services already fall under the 'essential services' category, as per orders and directives issued both by the central and state governments.

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COAI Approaches Health Ministry; Seeks COVID Vaccination For Frontline Telecom Workers

The DoT too had urged the Health Ministry to 'favourably' consider the industry's request to prioritise frontline telecom workers for receiving COVID jab.

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Telecom Industry Warns Public Against Frauds Around Mobile Tower Installation

Consumers are requested to verify the authenticity and bonafide of the people or organisations that are approaching them for tower installation on the website of the related company,

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All Telemarketing Messages To Be Delivered To Mobile Subscribers Till Trai Takes Final Call: COAI

The business organisations, however, have sought more time from the telecom regulator to implement the process.

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Sabotaging Telecom Infra, Disrupting Services As Form Of Protest Strongly Condemned: COAI

COAI said telecom services are the lifeline of lakhs of customers, including students taking online classes, professionals working from home, people going for online health consultations in the tough time of COVID-19.

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COAI Says Telecom Industry Financially Stressed; Seeks Govt Support On Key Challenges

The technology is poised to open up a plethora of possibilities in the context of business models, better education, healthcare, smart cities, smart manufacturing, and intelligent logistics

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Three-day IMC 2020 to be held virtually, PM Modi to deliver inaugural address tomorrow

Three-day IMC 2020 to be held virtually, PM Modi to deliver inaugural address tomorrow

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