The TRAI has issued instructions ending the restrictions put on the promotional offers by the telecom companies. It is clear that this position is taken by the TRAI only to help Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Jio, which was offering several packages violating the then existing TRAI orders. Now free hand is given to Reliance Jio for its predatory tactics. The TRAI statement says:
“The authority is of the view that no restrictions need to be imposed on the number of promotional offers that can be simultaneously launched and time lag between same or similar promotional offers in a licensed service area. Restrictions may not be in the interest of consumers apart from possibly hindering competition.”
Mukesh Ambani seems to be the central point on which every decision is being taken by the TRAI. How absurd!