In what comes as a decent news for airlines flying over Asian country, the telecommunication administrative body of Asian country (TRAI) on Friday issued recommendations for permitting in-flight property in Indian airspace. once many rounds of consultation with the business and different stakeholders, the world watchdog aforementioned that each web and mobile property on board craft ought to be allowed.
However, it had instructed a minimum height restriction of three,000 metre for mobile communication to take care of compatibility with the terrestrial networks. A flight usually attains the altitude of three,000 metre roughly 4-5 minutes once initiate.
The TRAI conjointly involved establishing a separate class of service supplier called in-flight property (IFC) service supplier. to market the conception of in-flight property in Asian country, the regulator aforementioned that originally the new class of service suppliers ought to be charged a licence fee of Rs one once a year, which it may be modified going ahead if want be.
Further, TRAI aforementioned that the IFC service supplier ought to be needed to urge itself registered
with the Department of Telecommunications however it needn’t essentially be AN Indian entity. It else that the restrictive necessities would be a similar for Indian and foreign entities within the image — airlines moreover as service suppliers