TRAI issues Consultation Paper on Review of the Regulatory Framework for Interconnection

May 30, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on May 30, 2019, has issued the Consultation Paper on "Review of the Regulatory Framework for Interconnection”.

TRAI had issued "The Telecommunication Interconnection Regulation, 2018" dated January 01, 2018 on Interconnection agreement, bank Guarantee, provisioning & augmentation of port at Points of Interconnection (POIs), interconnection charges, disconnection of POIs and financial disincentive on interconnection matters. However, on the issue of review of the Level of Interconnection TRAI observed that there is a need for further deliberations. The present Consultation paper is proposed to address the issue of fixed to fixed Point of Interconnection.

The Consultation Paper has been placed on TRAl's website Written Comments on the issues raised in the Consultation Paper are invited from the stakeholders by June 27, 2019 and Counter-Comments by July 11, 2019.

[Press Release No. 41/2019]

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