Build-up to Budget 2014-15: A game changer for telecom?
Tue Jul 08 2014, 08:39 hrs
The one key demand for the sector is there should be a combined one time charge instead of the several types of mop ups including towards Universal Service Obligation Fund and others. (Image source: Thinkstock)
Companies claim these soak in over 30 per cent of their revenue compared with a range of 5 to 10 % in other Asian countries. (Image source: Thinkstock)
The key takeaway for the sector will be announcement of: Auction time tables for 700 Mhz. (Image source: Thinkstock)
Freeing of spectrum from defence in the 1800 to 2100 mhz. Defence currently sits on about 50% of this zone. Roll out of e-governance plans. (Image source: Thinkstock)