Indian to allow consolidation in mobile sector

Tuesday 11 October 2011 | 18:12 CET | News
India will allow mobile carriers share airwaves and allow for consolidation in a crowded industry, reported Reuters. Under a draft telecoms policy, 2G mobile spectrum that now comes bundled with a telecommunications licence will be separated and priced on a market basis, which means operators will have to pay for additional network capacity, driving up costs. The new policy will "facilitate consolidation in the converged telecommunication service sector while checking sufficient competition". The new draft policy, which is focused on boosting the availability of broadband and improving rural

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