Telcos may cry hoarse but India needs public Wi-Fi5 min read . Updated: 10 Jul 2018, 12:03 AM IST
Public Wi-Fi hotspots could address the issue of call dropsand the degrading quality of service which results in users experiencing 2G speeds on 3G and 4G connectionsto an extent
Mumbai: It is hardly surprising that the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has opposed the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) plan to float a ₹ 10,000 crore tender for public Wi-Fi hotspots. Since Wi-Fi networks operate on unlicensed spectrum, COAI asked why public data offices (PDOs) should get to sell internet services without a licence that could impact the investments already made in spectrum, telecom infrastructure and services by incumbent telecom services providers.
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