JSA Update – Regulatory & Policy (Communications)

Union Cabinet approves major Reforms in Telecom Sector

The Union Cabinet (“Cabinet”), with the aim to protect and generate employment opportunities, promote healthy competition, protect interests of consumers, infuse liquidity, encourage investment and reduce regulatory burden on Telecom Service Providers (“TSPs”), has approved a number of structural and procedural reforms (“Reforms”) in the Telecom sector on September 15, 2021.

The Reforms have also been announced in light of the vision of all network technology requisite for the deployment of 4G & 5G technology to be designed and developed in India, with the hope that all users will use the technology developed indigenously within India and create an enabling environment for investment in 5G networks.

Nine structural reforms and five procedural reforms plus relief measures for the TSPs are as below:

For further details, please refer to the below document.

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