Govt to roll out 3G guidelines in June 2008

Published Date
26 - May - 2008
| Last Updated
26 - May - 2008
 
Govt to roll out 3G guidelines in June 2008

The much awaited 3G guidelines will be released by the month of June 2008 to lay out the UPA government vision to enhance mobile phone standards for 100 percent tele-density and extension of broadband facilities

The much awaited 3G guidelines will finally see the light of the day as the Ministry of Communication & IT would roll them out in the month of June 2008 to lay out the UPA government vision to enhance the mobile phone standards for 100% tele-density and extension of broadband facilities not only in urban India but also its rural part as scheduled by 2010, announced the Telecom & IT Minister, A Raja.

Inaugurating the ASSOCHAM organized 2-day Global Telecom Summit which begun here today, Raja said that his Ministry was currently deeply engaged in preparing detailed guidelines that would lay out a time schedule for execution of 3G technologies well within the domain of UPA regime.

Speaking on the occasion, Secretary, Dept. of Communication & IT, Siddharth Behura said that the Dept.of Telecom is committed to honor all its commitment announced up to 2010 as the Information & Telecom Ministry has already taken policy initiatives for them. A few more policy decisions need to be further initiated and with the roll out of 3G guidelines, the telecom industry would further witnessed a second generation revolution to ensure easy and much more competitive access to telephony, said Behura.

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