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Response on Voda-Idea’s RedX plan within a week: Trai chief

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:

R. S. Sharma , Chairman ,The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

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R. S. Sharma , Chairman ,The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

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

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Response on Vodafone Idea’s RedX plan within a week, says TRAI Chief



Response on Vodafone Idea’s RedX plan within a week, says TRAI Chief


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Response on Vodafone Idea’s RedX plan within a week, says TRAI Chief

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will submit its response to Vodafone Idea’s justification of its premium plan RedX, within a week, TRAI Chairman RS Sharma said.

Sharma, as per a report by Mint, said that the telecom company’s response is “under investigation” and 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 and the response has come recently,” he added.

Sharma added that the investigation was prompted as Vodafone challenged TRAI’s decision to withhold on-boarding of new customers with the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT).

“They challenged our decision at TDSAT, which directed us to investigate it. Vodafone Idea has submitted the answers to our questions. We are examining them, and within a week, we

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