This is what unexpected at the time of recession,but TRAI is taking a fantastic move and give a best Holi gift to the people of India. According to news published in efytimes ,TRAI (Telephone regulatory Authority of India ) announced a 33% cut in charges that operators pay to each other. This step is expected to result in a bring down an existing local and STD call rates in India.
The new rates were effected from 1st April 2009 and 3G voice call users were also benefited by this move.TRAI issued ‘Telecommunications Interconnection Usage Charges (Tenth Amendment) Regulations’, which results in “termination charge for all types of domestic calls (fixed-to-fixed, fixed-to-mobile, mobile-to-fixed and mobile-to-mobile) has been reduced to 20 paise from 30 paise per minute.
According to telecom regulator “Origination charge has not been specified as it would be residual from tariff after payment of other charges. This would provide service providers flexibility of introducing innovative tariff plans”.