DoT and TRAI clash again; WiMAX policy the cause

11 Jul 2008

Telecom Tiger is reporting that confrontation between the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the Telecoms Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) may spill over from 3G policy to WiMAX regulations. Disagreements are understood to include the time frame that licences will run and the spectrum band to be allotted. The ongoing 3G auction saga is also set to have some bearing on the WiMAX licence issue, as the WiMAX reserve price will be determined by the value of the bids for the unallocated fourth 3G licence.