Further divided into A, B and C category based on economic parameters and revenue potential
Each circle has a licenses
Licenses are saleable
North Eastern States Source :COAI METRO Circles Gujarat Rajasthan Maharashtra Orissa Andhra Pradesh Karnataka Tamil Nadu Kerala Madhya Pradesh Uttar Pradesh E Bihar West Bengal Punjab Himachal Pradesh Haryana Jammu & Kashmir Uttar Pradesh W CHENNAI MUMBAI DELHI KOLKATA C Circles B Circles A Circles
Current Industry Structure FDI in telecom recently revised to 74%. Government gets 15% of revenues from Unified Licensing Ministry of Communication & Information Technology Regulator Licensor Judiciary Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal Dept of Telecom Unified License Operators Fixed Line Operators GSM 900 & 1800 Wireless Operators National Long Distance Operators International Long Distance Operators CDMA 1800Mhz
Today experts talk of open innovation centered around customer services and developed as inter operable platforms.
The path to innovation…. E.g.. Apple computer to Home ,IPOD Digital Music player to I Phone- multimedia hand phone with camera, internet, music player, WIFI
A group of Google, Intel, Dell, HP and Microsoft collectively formed the White Space Coalition and delivered to FCC two WIFI devices that operates in this spectrum without interfering with high-definition TV.
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Telecom Services will provide a major stimulus to the US economy over the next 10 years of more than $617 billions in productivity savings from data and additional $750 billion consumer surplus from voice use and $450 billion GDP contribution from a Telecom industry.
All amounts in billions of dollars
Annual Productivity Benefit from Data and Voice Application are Growing to more than $80 billion
In 2005 data and voice services only contributed $8 billion in productivity benefits to the US economy – roughly the size of Bahrain.
By 2015 these benefits have grown to more than $80 billion per year, which is approximately as big as the economy of the Philippines.