Government of India Ministry of Communications & IT Department of Telecommunications WPC Wing Sanchar Bhavan, New Delhi – 110 001 No. P-11014/18/2008-PP Dated: 25th February, 2010 ORDER Subject: Revised Spectrum Charges for CDMA & GSM access networks of Telecom Service Providers -reg In pursuance of the powers conferred by Section 4 of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (ACT No.13 of 1885) the Central Government hereby prescribes the following rates of Spectrum charges for the CDMA & GSM access networks of Telecom Service Providers. This is in supersession of earlier order No. L-14041/06/2000-NTG dated 1st February 2002 , partial modification of order No. L-14047/06/2004-NTG dated 15th April, 2004 & No. J-14025/200(3)/04-NT dated 21st April, 2004, and without prejudice to any other order (s) of WPC / DOT in force from time to time. Amount of GSM Amount of CDMA Spectrum charges as a spectrum spectrum percentage(%) of Adjusted Gross Revenue Upto 2 x 4.4 MHz Upto 2 x 5.0 MHz 3 Upto 2 x 6.2 MHz Upto 2 x 6.25 MHz 4 Upto 2 x 8.2 MHz Upto 2 x 7.5 MHz 5 Upto 2 x 10.2 MHz Upto 2 x 10.0 MHz 6 Upto 2 x 12.2 MHz Upto 2 x 12.5 MHz 7 Upto 2 x 15.2 MHz Upto 2 x 15.0 MHz 8 2. The above revised rates shall come into force with effect from 1st April, 2010. 3 The royalty and license fee for the use of spectrum for point-to-point and point- to-multi point links shall be separately payable as per the rates and procedure prescribed by WPC wing from time to time. 4 The above spectrum charges are subject to review by WPC Wing from time to time. 5 The spectrum charges will be for complete service area (not city wise) for wireless access system and will include royalty for spectrum as well as license fee for base stations and subscriber’s terminal. The service providers will be liable to pay interest and penalty for delayed payments as per existing orders on the subject. 6. This issues with the concurrence of Sr. DDG (WPF) vide Dy. No. 164 dated 25th February 2010. Sd/ (M. K.RAO) Deputy Wireless Adviser to the Govt. of India Copy to: 1. All concerned 2. The Director, Wireless Monitoring Organisation, New Delhi. 3. Sr.DDG(WPF), Sanchar Bhavan, New Delhi.