Reliance jio has opposed the regulatory intervention on call ring time
Jio have expressed views regarding the intervention of TRAI of call ring time issue should be in form of reference guidelines, it should not be mandated value. Bharthi Airtel alleges that its rival Jio is purposely shortening the ring time on outgoing calls from its network.
Amidst the fierce competition going on in telecom sector, Jio has expressed that TRAI (Telecom regulatory authority of India) for ring time should be reference guidelines not mandated value. Jio has reiterated that, there is no need for Telecom authority to intervene into the matter.
Jio prescribed 20 to 30 seconds of ring time, whereas arch rival Bharthi Airtel has suggested the termination of ring time to 45 seconds and originating exchange time to 75 seconds. While, third player Vodafone Idea has suggested it to 30 seconds, in compliance with global guidelines.
On matter of missed calls Jio said, there are more of a victim rather than a perpetrator. Fierce competition is currently going in Telecom sector as Jio since inception has stated to give free calls and internet to its customers, this led to slashing of subscription prices in all Telecom providers. In fact few players have shut shops like Aircel, Uninor etc.