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TRAI extends deadline to respond to consultation paper on AGR

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MUMBAI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has given a fresh lease of life to stakeholders to respond to its consultation paper on 'Definition of Revenue Base (AGR) for the Reckoning of Licence Fee and Spectrum Usage Charges.'

The extension has come after some stakeholders  requested for additional time of two weeks to complete the discussions among themselves to develop a unified approach by resolving various contentious issues.

The  Authority has  considered their request and   decided  to  extend the  last date for  submission of  written comments to  15 September and   for counter  comments,  if  any,   to  22 September. TRAI has also clarified that there is no change in the date of the Open House Discussion on the consultation paper and will be held on 1 October in New Delhi.  

It can be noted that the Authority had issued the consultation paper on  'Definition of Revenue Base  (AGR) for the  Reckoning of Licence  Fee and Spectrum Usage Charges' on 31 July 2014 inviting comments  by  1 September and counter-comments by  8 September.

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