Thursday, 3 July 2014

MEDIA NEWS

Trade body FICCI wants the central government to give the telecoms industry a fillip by making contiguous or continuous chunks of spectrum available, reducing licence fees, tweaking spectrum usage charges and allowing spectrum trading and sharing to optimise usage of airwaves.

"Telecom is a capex hungry business and commitments are undertaken by operators from a long-term perspective. The taxation policy also The taxation policy also needs to be long – term.

Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Wednesday told a Delhi court that he had "apprised" the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about various telecom related issues, including allocation of 2G spectrum

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