Govt relief package for telecom sector

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   telecom sector Context: The Union Cabinet, last week, approved a crucial relief package for the cash-strapped telecom firms.   What is the relief package? Package includes a four-year moratorium on payment of …

Insights into Editorial: A relief package to lift India’s Telecom gloom

    Context: The Union Cabinet has approved a crucial plan to provide relief to the ailing telecom sector. The relief package will provide much-needed relief to telecom companies like Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel. As per earlier reports, the relief package is likely to include a four-year moratorium on adjusted gross revenue (AGR) related …

Enumerate the recent structural reforms taken to alleviate the problems of the telecom sector in India. Is 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) through automatic route in the telecom sector a step in the right direction? Comment.

Topic: Investment models. 4. Enumerate the recent structural reforms taken to alleviate the problems of the telecom sector in India. Is 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) through automatic route in the telecom sector a step in the right direction? Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint , The Hindu Why the question: The Cabinet …

What are the major objectives and features of National Digital Communications Policy? Government intervention has become an absolute necessity to keep the telecom sector viable for the operators and affordable for common man. Comment.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment 5. What are the major objectives and features of National Digital Communications Policy? Government intervention has become an absolute necessity to keep the telecom sector viable for the operators and affordable for common man. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PROTECTING TELECOM SECTOR

    Introduction: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has amended the telecom licenses to mandate the use of equipment only from trusted sources from June 15, 2021. This move is widely believed to be India’s first formal step towards keeping Chinese suppliers out of India’s future telecom expansion, including 5G technology roll outs. Telecom Sector: …