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TRAI invites ICT-based solution providers to upgrade tech

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NEW DELHI: With the demand for a wide range of services based on ICT platform involving machine-to-machine and internet of things, etc. increasing, Indian broadcast and telecom regulator TRAI is looking at expanding its technical capabilities and, in this regard, has invited proposals from application service providers (ASPs).

As TRAI envisages massive expansion in the field of ICT and electronic governance services, it is looking at an ASP/IT solution provider/IT infrastructure maintenance/cloud management company having the capability of providing customised ICT-based solutions in telecom and broadcasting domains. Experience of integration of software application, database management, cloud/data centre administration, mobile applications, etc. is a pre-requisite.

The ASP would be responsible for exploring opportunities, designing solutions and hardware and software management of TRAI’s partners, along with the capability to fulfill TRAI’s goals of having an integrated platform to effectively measure and represent the network performance of telecom and broadcasting stakeholders towards customer perceived quality of service.

All rights on software/solutions developed by vendors would be vested with TRAI, according to a statement of the regulatory body. Development of solution will be on open source platforms and source code of all such development(s) will be provided to TRAI and stored at the designated location indicated by it.

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