On August 22,2017 The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has signed an agreement with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to strengthen the cooperation in the fields of broadcasting and telecommunications regulation.
The two telecom regulators signed a letter of intent (LoI) which helps to exchange information and regulatory best practices.
Trai chairman RS Sharma and MCMC chairman Halim Shafie were signatories to the agreement which will enhance cooperation and bilateral ties between the two entities.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is the supervisory body of the telecommunications sector in India. It was established on 20 February 1997 under an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services and tariffs in India.
TRAI issues orders and directions on various subjects such as tariffs, interconnections, quality of service, Direct To Home (DTH) services and mobile number portability on a regular basis.
Headquarters – Mahanagar Doorsanchar Bhawan, New Delhi
Regulatory executives – R. S. Sharma(Chairman), Sudhir Gupta( Secretary)
About The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission
MCMC is a regulatory body of the communications and multimedia industry based on the powers provided for in the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission Act (1998), the Communications and Multimedia Act (1998),and the Strategic Trade Act (2010).
It is also used to implement and promote the Government’s national policy objectives for the communications and multimedia sector.
Formed on – 1 November 1998
Headquarters – Cyberjaya , Selangor