Telecom regulator Trai Monday launched a consultation to explore the regulatory framework for over-the-top apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and Google Duo that provide calling and messaging services similar to that by operators. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has sought public opinion on whether same rules should be applied on OTT applications providing calling and instant messaging services as applied on telecom operators. This has been a long-pending demand of telecom operators.
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