Telecom lobby seeks tax-free bonds, access to cheaper debt2 min read . Updated: 04 Jul 2019, 11:01 PM IST
- The telecom companies’ lobby group has also sought access to long-term, low-cost debt for infrastructure projects
- The Indian telecom sector has seen intense disruption following the entry of Reliance Jio in September 2016
New Delhi: The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has sought incentives such as an option to issue tax free bonds as well as creation of a separate financing body which would provide cheaper loans to telecom operators as they battle shrinking revenue streams in the midst of a heated tariff war in the sector.
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