Articles about RS Sharma

Co-WIN gains global attention, 76 countries want to use technology

05 Jul 2021

India
Co-WIN gains global attention, 76 countries want to use technology

The Indian government is planning to share Co-WIN software technology - being used in India's national vaccination program - with dozens of countries, free of cost.

Free calling no excuse for poor service, says TRAI chief

02 Mar 2020

Business
Free calling no excuse for poor service, says TRAI chief

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairperson RS Sharma on Sunday said that telecom companies cannot sidestep accountability on poor service quality by citing free voice calls.

Soon, you can switch DTH operators without changing set-top box

28 Jan 2019

Technology
Soon, you can switch DTH operators without changing set-top box

After launching a 'fair' pricing model for broadcasting services, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is working on a method to enable DTH service portability.

#CareerBytes: Top books to study History for UPSC Exam

09 Oct 2018

India
#CareerBytes: Top books to study History for UPSC Exam

The UPSC Civil Services exam is one of the toughest in India, thus thorough preparation and solid determination are vital to crack it.

UIDAI advises against sharing Aadhaar details on social media

22 Aug 2018

India
UIDAI advises against sharing Aadhaar details on social media

The UIDAI has said just like users would not share their PAN, Debit/Credit card details on social media, they should follow the same set of rules with Aadhaar.

Elliot Alderson: The hacker who started the Aadhaar security controversy

30 Jul 2018

Technology
Elliot Alderson: The hacker who started the Aadhaar security controversy

TRAI chairman RS Sharma is in the midst of a storm now after his Twitter challenge on Aadhaar's security majorly backfired.

Apple and TRAI at loggerheads over development of DND app

28 Mar 2018

Business
Apple and TRAI at loggerheads over development of DND app

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and Apple have reached an impasse over the development of a government anti-spam mobile application called 'Do Not Disturb.'

Two-thirds of India's population yet to come online: Telecom Minister

08 Mar 2018

India
Two-thirds of India's population yet to come online: Telecom Minister

According to Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha, over two-thirds of India's population is yet to come online, despite the fact that the country is the second largest consumer of the internet in the world.

You will soon have Wi-Fi, mobile internet in domestic flights

13 Dec 2017

India
You will soon have Wi-Fi, mobile internet in domestic flights

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has given its approval to in-flight connectivity (IFC) and will release its recommendations by December end or "next 15 days", said Chairman RS Sharma today.

Apple-TRAI tussle: Apple to help government develop DND iOS app

15 Nov 2017

India
Apple-TRAI tussle: Apple to help government develop DND iOS app

Apple has finally agreed to provide "limited help" to TRAI for developing DND (Do-Not-Disturb) app for its iOS platform, after a one-year-long battle over the regulator's anti-spam app.

TRAI calls Apple 'anti-consumer' for not allowing DND on iOS

08 Aug 2017

Business
TRAI calls Apple 'anti-consumer' for not allowing DND on iOS

Anyone with a cell phone knows how annoying it is to get unwanted calls/SMSes from telemarketers, spammers, and scammers!

TRAI to allow set-top box portability soon!

08 Aug 2017

India
TRAI to allow set-top box portability soon!

The DTH (Direct-to-home) service providers and cable operators have launched a price war to attract customers.

Reliance Jio responds to TRAI net neutrality queries

19 Apr 2017

Business
Reliance Jio responds to TRAI net neutrality queries

Indian Telecom regulator TRAI is currently mulling on what should be the exact status of net neutrality in India.

TRAI wants to stop the auto-playing video advertisements

27 Aug 2016

India
TRAI wants to stop the auto-playing video advertisements

Considering the fact that the auto-playing video advertisements end up making the consumers pay more, telecom regulator TRAI has decided to take action against these auto-playing video ads.