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Corporate war between Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and Reliance Jio overshadows the principle of economic welfare of masses in debate over new IUC
Corporate war between Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and Reliance Jio overshadows the principle of economic welfare of masses in debate over new IUC

Telecom observers are not surprised by recent letters written by Operators to the regulator on interconnection usage charges (IUC). The service providers have right to protect their business interests. IUC is an important tool to win corporate war and telecom regulatory authority of India (TRAI) is the battle field. Content of letters doesn’t matter. All is fair in love and war. What matters is media coverage.

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Telecom NewsReduce the IUC: Use pure LRIC methods to calculate interconnection charges
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The telecom regulatory authority of India or TRAI has started the exercise of reviewing interconnection usage charge (IUC). There is always a dispute between incumbent and new operators on interconnection charges. Incumbent operators want high IUC as they have been around for a longer time and, thus, have more number of subscribers, while new operators want low IUC........read more
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Telecom observers are not surprised by recent letters written by Operators to the regulator on interconnection usage charges (IUC). The service providers have right to protect their business interests. IUC is an important tool to win corporate war and telecom regulatory authority of India (TRAI) is the battle field. Content of letters doesn’t matter. All is fair in love and war. What matters is media coverage....read more
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