Telecom sector highly taxed like tobacco industry, says Sunil Mittal
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6:25 PM
The telecom sector continued to be highly-taxed like the tobacco industry, and the issue of high levy should be resolved, Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal said on Thursday. Speaking at the inaugural session of India Mobile Congress 2018, Mittal said the National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP), like the previous telecom policy, clearly acknowledged that revenue maximisation was not the objective.
New telecom policy likely to be rolled out next month
Friday, May 4, 2018, 7:11 PM
The new telecom policy is likely to be rolled out by next month, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said today. "We want to place it before the Cabinet in four weeks. It will be open for public comments for two weeks, then we will finalize everything in a week and send to the Cabinet after that. It will be in place in June," Sundararajan told.