Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has extended the time it has given to receive comments on its draft proposal. TRAI had issued a draft proposal regarding Telecommunication Services Interconnection Regulations 2019. This draft proposal is available for comments till 16 September 2019. Earlier the last date for comments was till 9 September 2019.
The proposal was available for comments since August 27, 2019. TRAI has amended Schedule III.
In a release TRAI says “During the consultation undertaken to prepare the audit manual certain comments and observations reflected some issues in the Schedule III of the Interconnection Regulations 2017. Accordingly, a draft regulation related to amendment to schedule-III of the Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services Interconnection (Addressable Systems) Regulations, 2017, has been issued on the issues related to digital rights management systems, transactional capacity of CAS and SMS system, fingerprinting – support for overt and covert fingerprinting in STBs and watermarking network logo for all pay channels.”