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Use Of Signal Boosters, Wireless Jammers Illegal In India

DoT has issued a fresh public advisory on the use of signal boosters and wireless jammers in the country.
Abhishek Joshi
The telecommunications department has announced that the use of wireless jammers, signal repeaters or boosters, GPS blockers, and other signal jamming devices is illegal in the country.
Authorized organizations, including state or union territory governments, police forces, and defense forces are allowed to procure signal jammer models.
Private sector organisations, as well as individuals, are restricted from using signal jammers.
It is illegal to advertise, distribute or sell these products in the country.
The DoT advisory has also directed that the use of signal boosters or repeaters is also unlawful.
If you have any details regarding the illegal use, possession or sale of any of the equipment mentioned above, it is important to inform the Wireless Monitoring Organisation (WMO) or DoT