Mumbai: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had sought comments / counter-comments of stakeholders on the consultation paper on "DigitalTransformation through 5G Ecosystem" dated 29 September 2023. The last date for receiving written comments and counter-comments from the stakeholders were fixed as 30 October 2023 and 13 November 2023 respectively.
TRAI has received requests from industry associations for extension of time for submission of comments citing various reasons like difficulty in collating the essential information due to festivals. They have also mentioned that the paper covers very important issues pertaining to the policy challenges and right policy framework for faster adoption and effective utilisation of new technologies and thus requires detailed discussions and deliberations internally before responding to the consultation paper.
Keeping in view the requests of stakeholders, it has been decided to extend the last date for submission of written comments upto 27 November 2023 and for counter-comments upto 11 December 2023.