What our new telecom regulatory law should look like4 min read 06 Sep 2022, 10:06 PM IST
It must minimize complexity and be technology neutral for it to serve as the growth enabler India needs
Telecommunications in India is regulated under the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, a law that came into force at a time when the internet, voice telephony and many of the services we take for granted today were not even technically possible. Never in their wildest dreams would the British draftsmen of this law have imagined that it would regulate one of the most important sectors of the economy, which today has a bearing on virtually every aspect of modern life.
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