In order to help the private companies and to reduce the charges they have to pay, the DOT is proposing to make the licence period to be 10 years instead of 20 years. We have to make our opinion as to which is beneficial for BSNL.

In the meanwhile, the new TRAI Chairman Shri Rahul Khullar has supported the note submitted by the earlier Chairman increasing the spectrum charges. The private companies have been aggressively opposing it.