DoT amends ISP license on Telecom gear used from trusted sources

The Department of Telecommunication DoT India has brought a license gear used from trusted sources, products lists while amending the licenses of internet service provides ISP for providing telecom gear.

According to the new directive from June 15, these companies like state-run GAIL, RailTel, Power Grid, Oil India which have ISP license can only install equipment from the trusted products list cateogries.

The Central Government through the designed authority will have the right to impose conditions for the telecommunication equipment on hands of Defence of India security and severity.

Government decision amend on issuing license from trusted suppliers will force Indian Telecom companies to stay away from two major Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE for acquiring deals in future business equipment deals in India.

With effect from 15 June, 21 the license shall only connect Trusted Products in its network and it also seeks permission from designed authority for upgradation of existing network utilizing the Telecommunication Equipment.

New Delhi has also been unofficially nudging private and state-run telecons to start avoiding Chinese equipment but Wednesday’s is the first official step in the direction of barring their involvement in Indian networks