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JioFiber: TRAI recommends restrictions on test subscriptions for wireline

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India today released recommendations to regulate fixed line broadband operators giving test subscriptions before rolling their services out completely. This was probably an outcome of Jio's nationwide testing of its JioFiber broadband service, which launched commercially last September in many places. In its response to the draft recommendations that TRAI has now made final, Jio said that the requirements for broadband testing are different so regulation should be light. The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), which has often represented the interests of Vodafone–Idea and Airtel more than Jio's, argued that only employees of an ISP and their business partners should test the network (Jio did its testing phase with regular customers). These recommendations would effectively prevent ISPs from using testing as a promotional free trial to sign up subscribers. Here are the recommendations that TRAI…

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