Government to give Rs 5,000 crore USO subsidy to telcos to network rural areas
Friday, 3rd June 2011
The Telecom Ministry will spend up to Rs 5,000 crore from the Universal Service Obligation (USO) fund to give subsidy to telecom operators for providing broadband services in rural areas of the country.
The size of the tender will be between Rs 2,000 and Rs 5,000 crore, a source close to the development said.
Publication : Hindu Businessline