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The government is set to greenlight a new authority to regulate the broadcasting, information and telecommunications industries.

The Telecommunications Commission of India (CCI), which is expected to start functioning by 2002, is covered by the Communications Convergence Bill tabled in Parliament Aug. 31. The CCI will consist of an expert panel to look after content issues as well as licensing, spectrum management, regulation and tariffs.

A U.S. delegation from the Federal Communication Commission is expected to visit India this month to discuss issues relating to Indian convergence legislation.

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