Now Railways Want A Piece Of The Spectrum Pie

The Indian Railways wants some spectrum to be allocated for its communication needs. The Railways has been allocated eight “pairs” by the Wireless Planninc Commission for its GSM-R equipment, but wants 13 pairs. They’re also negotiating the licence fees since it won’t be using the spectrum for commercial purposes. (source: The Hindu) Earlier, Cable TV Operators had also demanded spectrum for wireless services, though they were turned down.
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