TRAI launches beta portal for comparing telcos’ tariffs

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has unveiled beta version of portal (www.tariff.trai.gov.in) to enable consumers see tariffs of different TSPs (telecom service providers) and different Licensed Service Areas (LSAs) at single place. The first of its kind platform to be backed by the government aims to bring on one platform telecom tariffs offered by different operators and in different service areas.

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The portal is expected to provide more transparency and information on multiple tariff offerings by telcos and help consumers at large. The portal’s beta version (now available only for Delhi circle) shows regular tariffs, special tariff vouchers, promotional tariffs and value-added service packs among others. The portal will not only benefit consumers but also help other stakeholders do a comparative analysis. It also provides various tariff plans and other tariff instruments in a downloadable format.

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

TRAI is an independent regulator of telecommunications business in India. It was established in 1997 through Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997. TRAI also fixes or revises the tariffs for telecom services in India. TRAI also fixes or revises the tariffs for telecom services in India.

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