• SENSEX
    NIFTY 50
Telecom

Some states charging 50 times higher for telecom infrastructure rollout; existing network unutilised, says DoT

Updated : December 18, 2018 06:06 AM IST

Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said that some states and UTs are charging up to 50 times higher fees from companies for rolling out telecom networks and it will leave people bereft of next generation services like 5G.
She also expressed concerns over abysmally low utilisation of existing broadband infrastructure rolled out under BharatNet projects in many states despite it being made available to them for free.
Some states charging 50 times higher for telecom infrastructure rollout; existing network unutilised, says DoT
primo org
Have you signed up for Primo, our daily newsletter?
It has all the stories and data on the market, business, economy and tech that you need to know.
cnbc two logos
To keep watching CNBC-TV18, India's No. 1 English Business News Channel, call your Cable or DTH Operator and subscribe now for just Rs. 4 per month. You can also subscribe to CNBC-TV18 Prime HD for Re 1/- per month.Find out more

You May Also Like

Live TV