NEW DELHI: Repositioning of the mobile phone as an instrument
of empowerment, "Broadband For All at a minimum
download speed of 2 Mbps, convergence of network, services
and devices and liberalisation of spectrum are some of the
salient points of the National Telecom Policy and Unified
Licensing Regime for 2012.
policy, approved by the Union Cabinet today, seeks to provide
a predictable and stable policy regime for a period of about
ten years. It will be operationalised by bringing out detailed
guidelines, as may be considered appropriate, from time to
will enable smooth implementation of the policies for providing
an efficient telecommunication infrastructure taking into
account the primary objective of maximising public good by
empowering the people of India.