TRAI releases its Recommendations for a New DTH Licensing Regime
- The period of DTH license to be increased from 10 years to 20 years, renewable by 10 years at a time.
- One time entry fee to be retained at Rs. 10 crore.
- Existing license fee to be reduced from 10% of Gross Revenue (GR) to 8% of Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) in line with the telecom licenses.
- The existing DTH licensees to be permitted to migrate to new regime at any time during the currency of their existing licenses.