As per the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), there will be some major changes in the rules of the telecom industry. The DoT plans to implement these rules before 5G network is introduced in the country.
Read on to find out what rules and regulations will be implemented by the DoT!
New Rules To Be Implemented By The Department of Telecommunications Before 5G
As of now, the rules that are in place have been set by the Indian Telegraphy Act (1885) and the Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act (1933). And now, as times have changed and technology has advanced at a drastic speed, it is time to change the outdated provisions as well.
The National Law University (NLU) of Delhi will be given the responsibility to study and analyze, for this, the University will be given four months to draft the guidelines. Modifications will be made to the acts that will need to be changed.
As per telecom secretary Anshu Prakash, the draft will include Internet-of-Things (IoT), Machine-to-Machine (M2M) learning, among others.
The upcoming rules will loosen the regulation in order to promote innovation and in turn help 5G to grow rapidly in the country. The legislation that is currently in place count the interface between different individual and individuals with the machines. However, there are no provisions for machine-to-machine interface.
New Rules To Help Make Technological Advancements
There also is news that communication between devices that are connected will be allowed, as per the new rules that will be set.
Many of the use-cases of 5G suggests that the actual advantage of 5G is the seamless communication between electronic gadgets or machines. Several production processes will be automated and it will also help technology bring bot cars or driverless cars in actuality.
As per reports, the new rules will be able to make sure that there will be a smooth implementation of 5G and will also contribute in helping the digital economy and infrastructure of India grow and prosper.
Reports are that Bharti Airtel will introduce 5G to Indian telecom in partnership with chipmaker Qualcomm. The latter’s 5G Radio Access Network technology stack will be used to roll out a commercial 5G network.