Category Archives: Telecommunications Law

Section 66A of IT Act unconstitutional: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India held Section 66A of Information Technology Act as unconstitutional in its entirety as it allowed police to arrest anyone posting ‘annoying’ or ‘offensive’ content over internet. “….Section 66A purports to authorize the … Continue reading

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TRAI issues amended Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability Regulations

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued 6th Amendment to the Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability Regulation, 2009 which will facilitate Full MNP (PAN India Portability) in the country w.e.f. 3rd May, 2015. Earlier TRAI made recommendations to the Department of … Continue reading

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TRAI issues Regulations on Termination Charges

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued the “Telecommunication Interconnection Usage Charges (Eleventh Amendment) Regulations” which prescribe revised domestic termination charge (Mobile Termination Charges and Fixed Termination Charges) and International Termination Charges. Domestic termination charges are the charges payable … Continue reading

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Child Bullying on Internet

The Government of India has taken various steps to combat cyber bullying which include: i) Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an Advisory on Preventing & combating Cyber Crime against Children dated 4th Jan., 2012, wherein it was advised to … Continue reading

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Policy Guidelines for Television Rating Agencies in India

The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for bringing out a comprehensive regulatory framework in the form of guidelines for Television Rating Agencies in India. These guidelines cover detailed procedures for registration of … Continue reading

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TRAI Releases Recommendations on full Mobile Number Portability

 Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) here today released recommendations on ‘Full Mobile Number Portability (Pan-India Number Portability)’ in the country. The salient features of the recommendations are following: a) After the Full Mobile Number Portability (inter-service area portability) is … Continue reading

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