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The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission has picked an Australian based law firm to map out a fresh route to interconnect between operators.
The TRC said Arculli and Associates, a Sydney based law firm operating out of Hong Kong, has been selected for its experience in corporate, technology and communications spheres in the Asian Region.rn

rnFunded through an ongoing World Bank project, the consultants have been given two months, from October 1 to deliver a fresh interconnection agreement.rn

rnThe consultants have to submit interim reports during the course of the project and the first of these are expected in two weeks time, ministry officials said.rn

rnArculli and Associates are not new to Sri Lanka. Some of its partners have worked previously with Sri Lanka Telecom on all aspects of telecom regulations in Sri Lanka.rn

rnInterconnection is a vital tool for the smooth operation between networks. The agreement stipulates how much one operator should pay another for terminating a call in tha