India Telecom Industry - Regulatory Overview

  • ID: 2196125
  • May 2012
  • Region: India
  • 25 Pages
  • Smart Research Insights
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India is one of the leading telecom markets across the world, which still has a huge potential for further growth. The government’s liberal policies and strong regulatory framework have supported the growth of this sector and ensured that affordable, high quality telecom services are made available to people across the country. There were many major developments on the policy front post 2000, with the establishment of BSNL, introduction of Unified Access Licensing regime, implementation of calling party pays, etc. The National Telecom Policy 1994 allowed private players to enter the Indian telecom space and the NTP-1999 ensured that these players can operate in a viable environment.

The government has also supported the growth of the sector by liberalising its investment policies and allowing 74% FDI in companies providing telecom services and 100% FDI in infrastructure, e-mail, voice mail service and manufacturing of telecom equipments. While the recent scams and cancelling of
licenses has had a negative impact on the Indian telecom space, the government is making efforts to improve the market standing of the sector in the international arena while providing complete READ MORE >

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1. An Introduction to the India Telecom Industry
1.1 Evolution
1.2 Current Status

2. Telecom Authorities in India

3. Regulatory Framework
3.1 Laws & Regulations
3.2 Foreign Investment

4. Spectrum Management
4.1 Current Scenario
4.2 National Frequency Allocation Plan
4.3 Way Ahead

5. Tariff Regulation
5.1 Wireless Industry
5.2 Wireline Industry

6. Recent Regulatory Initiatives

7. Research Methodology

8. About Smart Research Insights

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