SME Times is powered by   
Search News
Just in:   • Slowing economy needs a boost  • US envoy to discuss Venezuela with Russian officials  • 67.82 lakh farmers miss PM-KISAN scheme benefits  • Strong rupee to hit exports, fear exporters  • GST introduction increase the assessee base by 80 pc: FM 
Last updated: 02 Jan, 2019  

TRAI.9.Thmb.jpg TRAI moves SC against TDSAT ruling on predatory pricing

TRAI.9.jpg
   Top Stories
» Strong rupee to hit exports, fear exporters
» GST introduction increase the assessee base by 80 pc: FM
» India regarded world over for its Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam philosophy: Naidu
» Frame Your Idea a big hit at Frames 2019
» Slow exports growth due to increasing protectionism: Gupta
SME Times News Bureau | 02 Jan, 2019
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has approached the Supreme Court against a TDSAT order that set aside the regulator's predatory pricing tariff rules, said Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Wednesday.

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Minister said that the appeal is yet to be listed in the apex court.

On December 13, the the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) had dismissed TRAI's order dated February 16, 2018 on predatory pricing due to lack of "transparency".

As per the TRAI rule, a tariff could be predatory only if an operator with over 30 per cent market share offers tariffs lower than the average variable cost. TDSAT's order struck down this rule.

"TRAI has filed an appeal before the Supreme Court against the order of the TDSAT dated 13th December, 2018. The appeal is yet to be listed," Sinha said.

He said "transparency in tariff" is a prime concern of the government.

"To protect the interests of consumers of telecommunications services, the TRAI has issued several tariff orders, directions and guidelines in order to ensure transparency in tariff offers from time to time," he said.
 
Print the Page
Add to Favorite
 
Share this on :
 

Please comment on this story:
 
Subject :
Message:
(Maximum 1500 characters)  Characters left 1500
Your name:
 

 
  Customs Exchange Rates
Currency Import Export
US Dollar
66.20
64.50
UK Pound
87.50
84.65
Euro
78.25
75.65
Japanese Yen 58.85 56.85
As on 19 Mar, 2019
  Daily Poll
Is counterfeiting a major threat to SMEs?
 Yes
 No
 Can't say
  Commented Stories
» Starting an import export business: Basic guide for beginners(1)
 
 
About Us  |   Advertise with Us  
  Useful Links  |   Terms and Conditions  |   Disclaimer  |   Contact Us  
Follow Us : Facebook Twitter