Explainer: New Telecom Bill likely in 6-10 months: Here's list of changes it would bring3 min read . Updated: 23 Sep 2022, 04:55 PM IST
- The bill seeks to replace three laws: the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, the Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933 and the Telegraph Wires (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1950.
Communications minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on 23 September said that the new telecom bill is expected to be in place in 6-10 months but the government is not in a hurry. The Department of Telecommunications has set the deadline of October 20 on the draft bill.
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