The Ministry of Communications released a draft of the Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022 for public comments. The draft has purposed various changes to the current telecom regulatory framework.
About the draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022
Need for the change:
Unhappiness among Telecom Service Providers (TSPs):
Possible outcomes of the draft telecommunication Bill on over-the-top (OTT) communication services
Consumer protection measures:
Impact on the position of the TRAI:
Provisions for Internet shutdowns:
Boost to Telecom service providers:
The Draft Telecommunication Bill 2022 addresses challenges like maintaining a sufficient spectrum and adopting new technologies and techniques to serve customers with better and feature-rich service. The draft Bill appears to be open for discussion which is an indication that it will lead to a comprehensive policy framework.
Verifying, please be patient.