The 25 Annual Report for the year 2021-22 of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has been published. The Report contains an overview of the Telecom and Broadcasting sectors and a summary of the key initiatives of TRAI on regulatory matters with specific reference to the functions mandated to it under the Act. The Audited Annual Statement of Accounts of TRAI is also included in the Report.
During the year, many consultation processes were initiated on wide range of subjects such as Licensing Framework for Satellite-based Connectivity for Low Bit Rate Applications, Validity period of Tariff Offers, Roadmap to Promote Broadband Connectivity and Enhanced Broadband Speed, Auction of Spectrum in Frequency Bands identified for IMT/5G, Regulatory Framework for Promoting Data Economy through Establishment of Data Centres, Content Delivery Networks and Interconnect Exchanges in India and Promoting Local Manufacturing in the Television Broadcasting Sectors. Transparency and a well-defined consultation process have always been the hallmarks of TRAI’s working for determining recommendations, regulations, etc., in the Telecommunication and Broadcasting sectors.