GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
STARRED QUESTION NO 47
TO BE ANSWERED ON 25.02.2010
47. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state:-
(a) the details of all 123 Letters of Intent and Universal Access Service Licenses given since 10 January, 2008, operator-wise and circle wise;
(b) the date of allocation of spectrum, date of meeting rollout obligations, and current status of rollout obligations with clear indication of circles in which commercial service has been launched by these operators; (
(c) whether any company has defaulted with regard to new amended conditions relating to rollout obligations; and
(d) if so, the action taken so far to ensure rollout and to penalize defaulters as per the license, with details, operator/circle wise?
THE MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI A. RAJA.)
(a) to (d) A statement is laid on the Table of the House.