The Telecom Commission on Tuesday decided to adopt the weighted average formula, operator-wise, to calculate the spectrum usage charge and include the 2300 (BWA) MHz spectrum acquired through auctions in 2010 in the weight.
Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad may have got the telecom industry up in arms over his campaign against call drops, but he has also worked hard to address the industry’s biggest constraint, that of shortage of spectrum
From greater autonomy to oil PSUs for crude procurement, highway construction and expansion to the National Hydrology Project and enhancing technical expertise for Indian Railways, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister
The Telecom Commission's decision to charge a flat 3% spectrum usage charge (SUC) on mobile operators' adjusted gross revenue (AGR) in place of 5% with regard to spectrum acquired through auctions will be revenue-neutral for
Spectrum trading is expected to reduce the number of telecom operators leading to a higher market share as well as curb aggressive bids in the upcoming auction of mobile airwaves, Fitch and Ind-Ra said.