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TRAI extends deadline to share feedback on broadband connectivity CP

The last date for submission of written comments is 9 November

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KOLKATA: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has extended the deadline for receiving comments on a consultation paper concerning “Roadmap to promote broadband connectivity and enhanced broadband speed.” The last date for submission of written comments is now 9 November. Counter-comments can be sent in by 23 November.

The authority released the consultation paper on 20 August. The last dates for receiving written comments and counter comments from stakeholders were fixed as 21 September and 05 October respectively.

Initially, considering the requests from Industry Associations for extension of time, the last date for submission of written comments was extended to 19 October and for counter-comments to 2 November.

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“Now, TRAI has again received request from Industry Association for extension of last date for submission of comments citing various reasons such as curtailed working scenario due to Covid2019 outbreak, need of expert analysis to respond to the issues raised in the consultation paper etc.,” it has stated in the release.

However, TRAI has clearly mentioned it would not agree to any further delay.

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