NEW DELHI :
Vodafone Idea Ltd, which is under scrutiny of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) over its RedX premium plan, last week submitted its responses to the regulator. In an interview, Trai chairman R.S. Sharma said the response is under investigation and the results will be out in a week. Sharma, 65, was given a rare two-year extension till 30 September. Sharma shared his views on higher tariffs, and the need to have more service providers in the 5G space. Edited excerpts:
What is the status of the probe into Vodafone Idea’s RedX premium plan, which is allegedly in violation of Trai rules?
Trai’s investigation is not about gains and losses of a company. The probe is about certain principles, and we are asking certain specific questions on the plan. The response