Unified License

  • National Telecom Policy - 2012 recognizes that the evolution from analog to digital technology has facilitated the conversion of voice, data and video to the digital form. Increasingly, these are now being rendered through single networks bringing about a convergence in networks, services and also devices. Hence, it is now imperative to move towards convergence between various services, networks, platforms, technologies and overcome the existing segregation of licensing, registration and regulatory mechanisms in these areas to enhance affordability, increase access, delivery of multiple services and reduce cost.

    Further, it envisages providing secure, reliable, affordable and high quality converged telecommunication services anytime, anywhere for an accelerated inclusive socio-economic development. One of the objectives of the National Telecom policy-2012 is “Strive to create One Nation - One License” across services and service areas.

    2. After considering the recommendations of TRAI for Unified Licenses, the Government has decided to grant Unified License (UL). The basic features of UL are as follows:-

    (i) The allocation of spectrum is delinked from the licenses and has to be obtained separately as per prescribed procedure. At present, spectrum in 800/900/1800/2100/2300/2500 MHz band is allocated through bidding process. For all other services and usages like Public Mobile Radio Trunking Service (PMRTS), the allocation of spectrum and charges thereof shall be as prescribed by Wireless and Planning and Co-ordination wing of Department of Telecommunications from time to time.

    (ii) Authorisation under Unified License comprises for any one or more services listed below:

    a. Unified License (All Services)

    b. Access Service (Service Area-wise)

    c. Internet Service (Category-A with All India jurisdiction)

    d. Internet Service (Category-B with jurisdiction in a Service Area)

    e. Internet Service (Category-C with jurisdiction in a Secondary Switching Area)

    f. National Long Distance (NLD) Service

    g. International Long Distance (ILD) Service

    h. Global Mobile Personal Communication by Satellite (GMPCS) Service

    i.  Public Mobile Radio Trunking Service (PMRTS) Service

    j.  Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Closed User Group (CUG) Service

    k. INSAT MSS-Reporting (MSS-R) Service

    l.  Resale of International private Leased Circuit (IPLC) Service

    Authorisation for Unified License (All Services) would however cover all services listed at para 2(ii) (b) in all service areas, 2 (ii) (c), 2(ii) (f) to 2(ii) (l) above.

    3. The broad guidelines for grant of Unified License have also been announced.

Circulars

S. No. Title Download Dated
30 Amendment to Unified Licence for Sharing and Trading of Access Service Spectrum
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03.12.2015
29 Amendment of UAS License for Libralising Administratively Alotted Access Spectrum
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05.11.2015
28 List of Unified Licences upto 24.7.2015 issued by AS wing-I
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27 Policy Regarding grant of extension to submit compliance of LOI for ISP Authorization under Unified License
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29.07.2015
26 Test Schedule Test Procedure (TSTP) for roll out obligation for BWA Spectrum using LTE-TDD Technology
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17.03.2015
25 Test Schedule Test Procedure (TSTP) for rollout obligation for 3G Technology-UMTS/WCDMA
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05.02.2015
24 Re-assignment of resources under Unified Licence for authorisation of Access Service for Delhi Service Area to M/s Vodaphone Mobile Service Limited-reg
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28.11.2014
23 Addendum No-1 2014 in Unified License Agreement in Kolkotta Service Area
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27.11.2014
22 List of Unified Licence issued by AS Wing as on 25.11.2014
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25.11.2014
21 List of Unified Licenses up to 14.11.2014
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14.11.2014
20 Ammended UL Guidleines dated 13.11.2014
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13.11.2014
19 Amendment to UL guidelines dated 13.11.2014
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13.11.2014
18 List of Unified Licenses up to 16.10.2014
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16.10.2014
17 List of Unified License up to 27.06.2014
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27.06.2014
16 Amendment to Guidelines for Unified License in respect of list of SSAs for ISP category "C" service
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02.04.2014
15 Guidelines for Merger & Acquisitions -2014
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20.02.2014
14 UL Guidelines
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08.01.2014
13 UL Agreement
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08.01.2014
12 Amendment to Unified License Agreement in respect of definition of Networth
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08.01.2014
11 Amendment to Guidelines for Unified License in respect definition of Networth
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08.01.2014

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