New Delhi, Oct. 10 -- There has never been a dull moment in the telecom industry since Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd launched commercial operations in 2016.

In the three years since its launch, it has been accused of predatory pricing - for charging 'no tariffs' and then 'low tariffs' to gain market share. Incumbents such as Bharti Airtel Ltd and Vodafone Idea Ltd are now miffed that Jio has suddenly decided to charge its subscribers 'more tariffs'.

Jio said on Wednesday it will start charging its customers for outgoing calls made to rival networks at 6 paise a minute. This is to recover the interconnect usage charge (IUC) applicable on calls made to other networks, also known as off-net calls. Based on the quantum of such calls made from J...