The Telecommunication Interconnection Usage Charges (Sixteenth Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Apr 20, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on April 17, 2020, notifies the Telecommunication Interconnection Usage Charges (Sixteenth Amendment) Regulations, 2020 to further amend the Telecommunication Interconnection Usage Charges Regulation, 2003.

The followings are the amendments made under the Telecommunication Interconnection Usage Charges Regulation, 2003:-

Ø  In Regulation 4 related to “Interconnection Usage Charges”, a new clause 4(vi) has been inserted, stating that every BSO, CMSP, UASP and Unified License (UL) licensee shall offer a termination charge, for international calls terminating on its network, in a non-discriminatory manner and within the range specified in Schedule I.

Ø  In Schedule I related to “Origination & Termination Charges per minute for LONG DISTANCE Calls i.e. Inter-SDCC Calls Routed through one or more TAXs”, the termination charge has been changed from Re. 0.30 (paise thirty only) per minute to not less than Re. 0.35 (paise thirty five only) per minute and not more than Re. 0.65 (paise sixty five only) per minute.

These Regulations shall come into force from May 01, 2020.

[Notification No. 6-19/2019-BB&PA]


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