A senior official of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said that TRAI many times recommended Department of Telecom to make improvements in telecom industry like reduction in license fees, universal services obligation fund and soothing payment for sales. TRAI mentioned that the non-implementation of body’s suggestions will reduce spectrum usage charges to 1% from 3%. It will also lower the License fee to 6% from 8%.
In the week regulator mentioned to DoT that allowing Reliance Jio Infocomm to give free services outside the 90-day time for promotional tariff plans affected the telecom sector’s revenue broadly. It may turn as risk to banks who have given credit to telecom companies. TRAI is the uppermost decision-making body in DoT.