Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
has pulled up Cellular Operators Association of India
noting the deteriorating quality of mobile services
throughout the country. The telecom regulator says
the operators are taking a plea of delay in interconnectivity
and spectrum related issues as a cause for poor quality.
operators have not taken any steps for reducing the
time period in the interconnection agreements for
provision of interconnection either through mutual
discussions or through legal measures, Trai wrote
had issued a directive to all operators in November
last year to ensure that the Quality of Service in
their networks should be within the prescribed benchmarks
by December 31, 2005.
denied allegations levied by Trai and asked Trai to
withdraw its directive as certain facts need to be
verified as mentioned in the regulator's letter.