Telecom Commission (TC) has proposed to fix spectrum Usage charge (SUC) at minimum 3% of revenue on aggregate basis for all existing spectrum and for all future auctions also, as per various reports. The proposal, if accepted by the cabinet, would bring finality to long pending and complex issue of bringing uniformity in the SUC rates. The … Continue reading Telecom Sector – The SUC muddle..
The government has cleared the proposal for another round of spectrum auction for telecom sector. While the last round fetched about Rs 1.1 lakh crore, this round is much bigger, expected to fetch more than Rs five lakh crore. The entire discussion around spectrum, its use, cost etc are rather complicated questions. A brief attempt to simplify the same.. … Continue reading Telecom Spectrum Auction – What do we know..?!