Telcos rue inadequate checks on competing OTTs, demand ‘same stringent rules’2 min read 20 May 2019, 06:46 PM IST
Telcos say some OTTs offering voice and messaging services are ‘perfect substitutes’ to services provided by them and hence need to be regulated to avoid an imbalance in the sector
TRAI to finalise in a month whether OTTs should be brought under the regulatory ambit
NEW DELHI : Telecom players Monday mounted a blistering attack on ‘Over the Top’ (OTT) service providers like WhatsApp and Facebook, arguing that competing OTTs should be subject to same stringent safeguards as telcos, especially on lawful interception and data localisation aspects.
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