ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Segmented Thinking on Telecom

WEEKLYECONOMIC AND POLITICAL Segmented Thinking on Telecom The prime minister has done well to take the initiative and announce that the domestic long distance (DLD) sector of telecom would be opened up for entry by multiple players, without any restriction on numbers. This, it is to be hoped, will put paid to the hectic lobbying that was being carried on by the department of telecom to restrict competition and for the right to select the licensees through bidding for entry fees. However, the prime ministerial intervention still leaves a variety of questions unresolved in opening up the DLD sector.

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