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New licenses framework-Internet , broadband services tariffs may rise

  • 2013-02-20 15:56:01
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News / Telecom New licenses framework-Internet , broadband services tariffs may rise
On Sunday ISPAI ,the Industry body stated under new licenses framework due to high entry fee proposed by Department of Telecommunications (DoT).That rates of Internet and broadband services may go up .They had proposed to fix an amount of one-time entry of Rs. 15 crore for a national level Unified Licence as the charge compared to Rs. 30 lakh which companies pay for Internet services at present.

Rajesh Charia ,President of I S P\'s Association of India\'s (ISPAI) has told to PTi that it has not yet done anything new as per the proposed format for Unified Licence regime.

In the new licencing regime, DoT should allow Internet telephony which would lead to low cost call service that would benefit even rural area the country where illiteracy is very high.

\"VoIP is widely accepted application. Foreign companies who are not registered with DoT are providing voice calling service both between Computer to Computer and Computer to land lines.

The DoT IS go ahead with The proposed plan to continue the old licence format along with a new national level UL (Unified Licence) that will cost nearly Rs. 15 crore.

any way we can say that If Internet service providers still choose for UL, then cost of Internet and broadband services will go up and up
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