Telecom Commission (TC), which is the highest decision-making authority within the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved free allocation of 20 MHz of spectrum for cordless telephone system.
What it means to Corporate users?
It can be used for communicating within a premise or similar small area for non-commercial purpose. With this, the implementation of the move will reduce telecom bills of business houses within their premises and provide more flexibility at work with cordless phones as well as boost development of cordless telephone systems in the country.
"The Commission has said that implementation of the TRAI recommendations would advance the objectives behind Digital India. Therefore, the commission decided to accept recommendation of TRAI and it should be placed before competent authority for final decision," as per the report.
In 2012, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had recommended that 20 megahertz of frequencies in a band should be delicensed for low power operations of cordless telecommunications system (CTS) for private and indoor use but not for commercial use.