TRAI releases Consultation Paper on #NetNeutrality. Do Comment

TRAI has released its consultation Paper on #NetNeutrality. Comments are invited uptill 15 Feb ’17 on advqos@trai.gov.in


Defining the core principles of NN: Authorities in India are yet to take a final view on whether and how the term NN should be defined for the purposes of our legal/ regulatory framework. Based on review of various reasonable and non-reasonable traffic management practices in the Indian context, it is important to identify core principles of net neutrality for India and the types of practices that might be regarded as being in violation of these core principles.
The following is a summary of the key issues on which inputs or comments were invited from various stakeholders:
i. Core principles of NN in the Indian context and key issues required to be considered so that the NN principles are ensured.
ii. The scope of reasonable traffic management practices and current practices in India which might raise NN concerns.
iii. Policy/ regulatory approach to deal with issues relating to NN.
iv. Precautions required to preserve national security
Precautions required to maintain customer privacy
vi. Comprehensive policy framework for defining the relationship between TSPs and OTT content providers.


 

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