Dec 31, 2022

DoT Guidelines for Establishing Satellite-based Communication Networks Issued

DoT has issued guidelines by way of letter No. F. No. 60-SATCOM Plan/DoS/2020-SAT dated October 26, 2022 which provides for (i) licensing regime for satellite-based communication services; (ii) process of seeking in-principle clearance and other approvals for establishing satellite-based communication network by a licensee; and (iii) scope of license, period of license, eligibility criteria, financial conditions and technical parameters etc. with respect to obtaining captive very small aperture terminals (‘VSAT’) closed users group (‘VSAT CUG’) license.




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