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TRAI extends date for recievieng comments on QoS for Mobile Data Services Regulations

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had invited comments of stakeholders on Draft regulation – “The Standards of Quality of Service for Mobile Data Services Regulations, 2012”. The last date for receiving comments was fixed as 25thJuly 2012.

Requests has been received from stakeholders for extension of time for sending their comments. In view of the importance of the issue, the Authority has decided to extend the last date for submission of written comments by stakeholders until 10th August, 2012 and counter comments by 17th August, 2012.  Stakeholders are requested to submit their comments before this date preferably in electronic form at advqos@trai.gov.in .

On the TRAI has on 09th July, 2012 released draft regulations on “Standards of Quality of Service for Mobile Data Services Regulations, 2012”

The service providers are rolling out 3G services and these services are presently available in all the service areas.  With the roll out of 3G and Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) services, the growth rate in cellular mobile telephone service is poised for higher growth, compared to wire line internet users. Presently, there is no quality of service standards for the mobile data services. It is necessary to benchmark and monitor the quality of service offered by the service providers of mobile data services with various options open to the implementing agencies so that the interests of consumers are protected. TRAI, therefore, decided to benchmark the quality of service parameters for mobile data services, so that the interests of consumers are protected. Accordingly, the draft regulations have been prepared.

Full text of the draft regulations is available on TRAI’s website (www.trai.gov.in).

The comments may also be sent by fax to 011-23213036.  For any further clarifications please contact Mr. A. Robert J. Ravi, Advisor (QOS) on 011-23230404, as per the earlier press release from the Ministry

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