Telecom regulator TRAI on Tuesday got here out with its much-awaited tips on internet neutrality protecting that Internet products and services must be non-discriminatory.
“The service providers should be restricted from entering into any arrangement, agreement or contract, by whatever name called, with any person, natural or legal, that has the effect of discriminatory treatment based on content, sender or receiver, protocols or user equipment,” a unlock issued through the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) mentioned.
It additionally mentioned the scope of the proposed rules on non-discriminatory remedy practice particularly to ‘Internet Access Services’, that are usually to be had to the public.
The paper mentioned the Internet Access Service Providers might take cheap measurements for visitors control, supplied the similar are proportionate, temporary and clear.
“The Telecom Service Providers (TSP) shall be required to declare their Traffic Management Practices, as and when deployed and the impact it may have had on the users. The disclosure requirements shall also include information about specialised services, direct or indirect arrangements entered by them,” the regulator advisable.
The TRAI mentioned for tracking and investigation of violations, a collaborative mechanism has been advisable to be established in the shape of a multi-stakeholder frame comprising individuals representing other classes of TSPs and Internet Service Providers, huge and small content material suppliers, consultant from analysis and academia, civil society organisations and client representatives.