This is part two of a two-part report covering TRAI's recommendations for a new national telecom policy. (Read part one here) In its recommendation for new national telecom policy, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has also laid down pointers of strategies to improve connectivity across India, facilitating IoT and M2M services for use by industry and on consumer protection and other public interest uses such as disaster management. Improving connectivity The TRAI suggests the deployment of 2 million public WLAN including Wi-Fi hotspots in the country by 2020 and 5 million by 2022, backhaul connectivity on optical fibre for at least 60% base stations by 2022. For this, TRAI suggests: Mandating telecom and cable installations in all commercial, residential and office spaces by amending National Building Code of India. Provisions for underground telecom infrastructure in the Indian Telegraph…
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