Telecom

Spectrum Competition – War on Error?

The much-awaited exit policy in Telecom service sector is now being thought about by DoT. To remove hurdles and loss of value of assets while exiting the market and to make the sector more investor-friendly, the DoT is reviewing regulatory framework and the difficulties of transferring business. Telecom Regulatory Expert, Mahesh Uppal says that the …

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Spectrum Pricing – TRAI Increases Base Price of Spectrum by 10 %

TRAI has recommended an overall 10% increase in the base price for spectrum in the 1800 megahertz (MHz) band, basing its valuation on the price discovered in the last auction of airwaves. It sought some recommendations which allow more spectrum’s available for commercial use along with making it as efficient as possible The recommendations are: …

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BSNL Getting Ready for a Makeover with the showstopper none other that the telecom guru, Sam Pitroda!

Can BSNL be competitive in a space dominated by private players? Yes, according to a recent Pitroda committee report which says: “Bold initiatives and hard decisions can once again position BSNL as the dominant player in telecom – by profit, revenue, market share, technology, services and social relevance.” According to the report, these ‘bold initiatives’ …

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Spectrum price tweaking and Regulatory impact

There are times the telecom regulator (TRAI) is reactive or inactive and other times proactive. Proactivity was on display when spectrum auctioning took centre stage and TRAI came up with its thundering pricing of spectrum last week on 11th May,2010. SPECTRUM PRICING In related recommendations, TRAI stated that existing firms will be charged market rates …

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Spectrum War For Telecom Services Is In News Again As We Move Into The Next Generation Network – 4g!

Read More: Brief Summary. ( To read the full post click here ). Over the past two decades, the Telecom sector in India has emerged as a highly competitive and lucrative sector. In the initial phase of the sector’s growth, telecom operators were seen competing for increasing their teledensities. However, with the advent of next-gen …

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Is the Shift from Concentration to Competition for Real?

Its been a decade since the Telecom Dispute Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT ) is in existence. Although, the telecom growth story is a huge success in terms of 10 million subscribers per month and the world staking their investments with us, have we managed to get rid of the hurdles and red tape that …

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