Customers free – roaming facility is extremely difficult to meet. ‘One Nation, One Rate’ under the Government’s intention to abolish roaming charges could come ahead of a snag. Free roaming customers may have to pay a fee. This charge telcos Special Tariff Voucher (STV), as can be done.
Telecom regulator TRAI sources that are free – roaming is applied if the telcos certainly raise call rates. Roaming call rates will increase the loss of customers who do not use. Hence, the cross – try to stop subsidies to companies essentially can recommend STV. STV can try to fix the maximum fee. The country’s leading telecom companies are not in favor of roaming free. Companies argue that they were roaming free annual revenue loss of Rs 13,500 crore to 10,000.
In this case, the call rates to compensate for the loss will increase. However, the telecom regulator is not in favor of raising tariffs. STV companies the option to search for middle ground can be provided. If this happens, then the client from his home circle circle are able to take advantage of free roaming making it STV recharge.
New Telecom Policy 2012 under government plans to abolish roaming charges. Currently, the average for incoming calls while roaming customers pay per minute for outgoing calls while Rs 1.5 per minute is required.