The study looked at mobile operators other than telecommunication service providers. There are Tier 2 and Tier 3 players that the consultant left out and that may make one question the recommendations,” she said. The other big question is why Airtel declined to apply for Government subsidy – under the Universal Service Fund – to set up their own network in the under-served areas. Last year, CA adopted a methodology that targets the application of the fund to marginalised and under-served areas by offering to co-fund with an operator, with government willing to invest between 20 and 80 per cent.
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