GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1803
TO BE ANSWERED ON 06.12.2007
Licenses to New Service Providers
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state:-
(a) the process at present being followed for awarding licenses to new service providers on first come first serve basis; and
(b) when was this policy formed?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(DR. SHAKEEL AHMAD)
(a) & (b) The process at present being followed for awarding new Unified Access Services (UAS) Licenses, on first come first serve basis, is as per the UAS License guidelines dated 14.12.2005.