TRAI releases recommendations on Traffic Management Practices and Multi-Stakeholder Body for net neutrality

Sep 24, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Industry Specific Compliance

The Telecom regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on September 22, 2020 has issued a press release for the recommendations on Traffic Management Practices (TMP’s) and Multi-stakeholder Body for Net Neutrality. 

The following are the salient features of the recommendations: 

•A process shall be formulated for the creation of the repository so that reasonable traffic management practices can be adopted, and the traffic can be managed by the internet service providers. 

•A policy shall be framed so that the internet service providers can inform the users about the affect of TMP’s and proper and accurate records shall be maintained for the same. 

•A multi-stakeholder body shall be created by the DOT under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. All the members shall be then registered, and other members shall be introduced as well. 

•The body shall support DOT in the monitor and enforcement of the policies and resolving net neutrality issues. Further, based on such monitoring a report shall be submitted for the same and shall be reviewed by the members. 

[Press Release No. 77/2020]



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