FDI Policy in Telecom

  • FDI policy for the Telecom Sector is as under:

    Sr. No. Sector/Activity FDI Cap/ Equity Entry route Other Conditions


    Telecom Services (including Telecom Infrastructure Providers Category – I)

    All telecom services including Telecom Infrastructure Providers Category-I, viz. Basic, Cellular, United Access Services, Unified license(Access services),Unified License, National/ International Long Distance, Commercial V-Sat, Public Mobile Radio Trunked Services (PMRTS), Global Mobile Personal Communications Services (GMPCS), All types of ISP licences, Voice Mail/Audiotex/UMS, Resale of IPLC, Mobile Number Portability services, Infrastructure Provider Category – I (providing dark fibre, right of way, duct space, tower), Other Service Providers and such other services as may be permitted by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT)


     100 %



    The licensing, security and any other terms and conditions as specified by Department of Telecommunications from time to time, shall be observed by licensee/entities providing services as referred in para above, as well as investors.

    https://dpiit.gov.in/sites/default/files/pn4-2021.PDF (262kb)


    Standard Operating procedure for Scrutiny of FDI cases in DoT







    Click here: https://fifp.gov.in/Forms/SOP.pdf (318kb)

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