New spectrum policy to create level playing field: Tata Teleservices

Kapil Sibal on Saturday announced that spectrum would not come bundled with the licence.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: January 30, 2011 6:13 pm

Tata group firm Tata Teleservices (TTSL) welcomed Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal’s announcement of delinking spectrum from licence,saying the move will create a level-playing field for all operators.

“We compliment the telecom minister for his announcement,which we are sure is the first of many that will work toward ushering in a level-playing field in the industry,” TTSL Executive President (Mobility Business) Deepak Gulati said in a statement.

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal announced that spectrum would not come bundled with the licence as per the new telecom policy. The contract limit of spectrum has also been reduced to 4.4 Mhz for new operators,while for the old operators,the limit has been retained at 6.2 Mhz.

“We are confident that this will now end the delay that occurred earlier in the grant of 6.

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