TRAI issues recommendations on the regulatory framework for over-the-top communication services

Sep 16, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Industry Specific Compliance

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on September 14, 2020 has issued a press release for recommendations on regulatory framework for over-the-top (OTT) communication services. There were a lot of complexities uncovered on the subject and TRAI decided to go through it over a distinct consultation process. 

The following are the salient features:

•Markets shall be given the permission to respond to the situation without any intervention of TRAI. Further, all the developments shall be monitored by the regulatory authorities and the authorities shall intervene as and when required. 

•Intervention shall not be required in cases of OTT security and privacy issues. 

•Once, there is more clarity in regards with the OTT services, a proper regulatory framework for the same shall be formulated. 

[Press Release No. 69 of 2020]



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