Category Archives: Telecommunications Law

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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Supreme Court of India to be Allotted a Customized PIN Code

 The Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, will allot a ‘Customized Pin Code’ to the Supreme Court of India on Sep 26, 2013. This dedicated Pin Code of the Supreme Court will be ‘110 201’. Postal Index … Continue reading

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TRAI issues Telecommunications Mobile Number Portability (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2013 for corporate mobile numbers

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issues the Telecommunications Mobile Number Portability (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2013 for corporate mobile numbers Salient features of this amendment are as following: 1. Upto 50 corporate mobile numbers of a service provider can be … Continue reading

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PMA Policy in Pvt sector to be reviewed, notifications kept in abeyance

 Indian Government has decided to review the Policy for Providing Preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods (PMA Policy), particularly PMA in the private sector. The PMA Policy has two aspects, one relating to government procurement and the other relating to … Continue reading

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TRAI issues “The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference (Twelfth Amendment) Regulations, 2013”

Telecom Regulatory Authority of Inida (TRAI) issued the “The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference (Twelfth Amendment) Regulations, 2013”, prescribing further measures to tighten the framework for controlling the menace of Unsolicited Commercial Communications (UCC). The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference … Continue reading

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India liberalizes investment in Broading sector

Indian Government has liberalised the policy on foreign investment, for companies operating in the broadcasting sector, as below: (i)  Teleports (setting up up-linking HUBs/Teleports): Direct to Home (DTH); Cable Networks (Multi-System-Operators operating at National or State or District level and … Continue reading

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