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The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Varadharajan Sridhar


This book discusses the innovations in the telecom industry in India. It specifically describes the sub-segments of Indian telecom, providing insights into critical technology, market, and regulatory issues. It also demonstrates how the triad of technology, regulation, and policy can help optimize the critical factors for enabling growth of the sub-sector. In 1999, the revenue sharing regime was introduced for cellular mobile services and the New Telecom Policy 1999 was announced by the Government of India. From then on, it has been a dream run for telecom in the country, though with regulator ... More

Keywords: Indian telecom, telecom industry, telecom revolution, India, spectrum allocation, third generation services, broadband wireless services, Internet telephony, cellular mobile services, New Telecom Policy 1999

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780198075530
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Varadharajan Sridhar, editor
Sasken Communication Technologies, Bangalore

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