Topic being examined globally: TRAI

Topic being examined globally: TRAI

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday acknowledged the time became no longer opportune to recommend a entire regulatory framework for relatively a pair of aspects of OTT services and products equivalent to WhatsApp, Skype and Hike.

In its advice on ‘Regulatory Framework for OTT Communication Companies’, the regulator acknowledged that market forces is almost definitely allowed to answer without prescribing any regulatory intervention.

“Nonetheless, traits will be monitored and intervention as felt foremost will be done at acceptable time,” the regulator acknowledged.

“This topic is beneath examination of assorted international jurisdictions and no ample resolution has emerged as but. As such, the authority is of the sight that no regulatory interventions are required within the intervening time,” the telecom regulator acknowledged.