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Six paise per min charge on outgoing calls to other networks extended till Dec 2020: TRAI

From January 1, 2021 onwards the termination charge for wireless to wireless domestic calls shall be zero. | File

From January 1, 2021 onwards the termination charge for wireless to wireless domestic calls shall be zero. | File   | Photo Credit: Reuters

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday said 6 paise per minute charge on mobile calls be made on competitors’ networks will continue till December 31, 2020.

“For wireless to wireless domestic calls, termination charge would continue to remain as Re 0.06 (paise six only) per minute up to December 31, 2020,” Trai said.

The charges were reduced to 6 paise with effect from October 1, 2017 from 14 paise charged earlier and it was to become nil from January 1, 2020.

From January 1, 2021 onwards the termination charge for wireless to wireless domestic calls shall be zero, the regulator added.

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