IUC row: Jio says COAI had no business airing views


Latest News – In a fresh offensive against industry body COAI, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has slammed the association for airing views on call termination rates when two of its five members differed on the issue.

Jio said COAI had “no business to intervene” by writing to sector regulator Trai as two of the members, including Jio, had differed from the views of the “incumbent dominant operators” on the matter.

COAI, on its part, defended itself saying it strives to ensure facts are placed on record to inform the discourse and asserted that it captures “any minority or dissenting views”, after following due process.

Jio levelling fresh allegations against the apex cellular body comes in the wake of the latter writing to Trai last week on the interconnect usage charge (IUC) issue.

Jio has now accused COAI of misleading the regulator by “twisting and giving different colours to the facts”, and claimed that this was being done allegedly “at the behest of incumbent operators who (Read News)


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