Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
11-May-2012 15:58 IST
Delinking of Spectrum Allocation from Licences
The Government today reiterated its decision that UAS licenses linked with spectrum will not be awarded any more and all future licenses will be Unified Licenses and allocation of spectrum will be delinked from the license.

The Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology Sh Milind Deora informed Rajya Sabha today that Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), in its 11th May 2010 recommendations on “Spectrum Management and Licensing Framework “ had said that future licenses should be unified licenses and that spectrum be delinked from the licence. The Minister said a Government-constituted committee under the Chairmanship of Member (Technology) Telecom commission to examine the above TRAI recommendations had submitted its recommendations and they were considered by Telecom Commission. On the basis of recommendations of Telecom commission, DoT had taken the decision to delink spectrum allocation from licenses.