“DoT guidelines are prospective and effective from August 1, 2013,” the petition read.
The price of spectrum in last auction was about 5 times more compared to that allocated under old licencing regime.
The STB manufacturers have, for long, been demanding tax incentives.
PIL calling for ban on such sites and against absence of relevant laws comes up for hearing today.
Munshi, who called the report “character assassination”, said that Prof Kumar has repeatedly called for reduced transmitted power.
Professor Kumar, who heads the Electrical Engineering department at the university, denies conflict of interest.
India has reduced prescribed radiation levels by factor of 10: DoT committee.
The relaxation in the rules for telcos will make the roll out of 4G technologies easier.
Amended version brings relief to even pureplay internet service providers where most of the players small companies.
The DoT,however,said the merger of the operational Spice licences of Punjab and Karnataka can be taken on record.
In 2007,the DoT had alleged Vodafone,Airtel and Idea rented SIMs to Matrix Cellular in bulk,violating subscriber verification norms.
More often than not subscribers fail to get satisfactory resolution of the their grievances.
New circular raises the amount from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.
The new set of guidelines would be issued by the Department of Telecommunications in consultation with the MHA,said officials.
As many as 12 members of the committee,belonging to BJP,BJD,CPM,CPI,DMK and AIADMK,appended dissent notes to the report.