TRAI consultation on OTT regulation: OTT shouldn't be regulated say some, while telcos call for sharing of infrastructure investment
A consultation took place to discuss if the services provided by the OTT players and TSPs are substitutable, then should OTT services also have the same licensing norms as the telcos
The solution does not lie in bringing new OTT services under an outdated regulatory regime
OTT service providers argue that a regulatory regime for them would stifle innovation.
The regulations encompass a wider spectrum of entities than are traditionally regulated by TRAI.
Even as the increasing digital content viewing is perceived as a threat to the television industry, experts feel both can co-exist as the latter still continues to hold ground because of its reach.
Vodafone’s admission of merger talks with Idea Cellular is an inflection point in Indian telecom history
The intensity of the competition has also taken its toll with many companies exhausted, out of ideas and virtually running on empty, or on corporate debt.
Most of us love watching movies, and how. It is this passion that drove Abhayanand Singh to build Muvizz.com.
Welcoming the proposal to regulate domestic Internet call services provided by apps like WhatsApp and Viber, industry body Assocham has said that the government should expand the scope of regulation to all kind of communication services offered by over the top players.
After months of debate on Net Neutrality and the fundamental principle of the Internet—freedom—the Department of Telecom panel led by A K Bhargava has submitted its report and made it public.
The month of March, 2015 was a historic month in the history of independent India in the context of Information Technology, where significant events happened which have a profound long-term impact upon various stakeholders.
If telcos manage to make a strong case to TRAI about OTT services hampering revenue, then users would most likely have to bear the cost.