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Regulatory vacuum

But some of the charges against Trai could be unfounded

Business Standard Editorial Comment  |  New Delhi 

The ugly public spat between the incumbent telecom operators and Reliance Jio, and the sense of regulatory drift do not augur well for an industry, which still has a huge upside for growth.

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) fired its first direct salvo against Jio on Tuesday, asking the telecom department to immediately ask the company to snap all connections provided to 1.5 million customers, as it was allegedly bypassing regulations by offering full-fledged services under the guise of test connections. This was a day after the industry body accused the Telecom Regulatory ...

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First Published: Wed, August 10 2016. 21:39 IST