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Trai seeks public views on norms for in-flight mobile services

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Published : Sep 30, 2017, 2:51 am IST
Updated : Sep 30, 2017, 2:52 am IST

After Trai receives feedback from various sections it will firm up its recommendations on the issue.

The DoT has requested Trai to furnish its recommendations on IFC, it said.
 The DoT has requested Trai to furnish its recommendations on IFC, it said.

New Delhi: Soon you’ll be able to make mobile calls and surf internet while flying 10,000 meters above in the sky on a commercial  airplane.

Telecom regulator Trai on Friday issued a consultation paper  on framing guidelines for full-fledged in-flight mobile services. After Trai receives feedback from various sections it will firm up its recommendations on the issue.

 

Trai said that given the rapidly expanding demand for ‘In-Flight Communication’, there is a proposal to introduce In-Flight Connectivity for voice, data and video services over Indian airspace for domestic, international and over-flying flight in Indian airspace.

The DoT has requested Trai to furnish its recommendations on IFC, it said.

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