Guidelines for virtual network operators issued by Govt.

, 2:43 PM IST

New Delhi: The Union government has released licence guidelines for Virtual Network Operators (VNO).

“After considering the recommendations of Trai on VNO, the government has decided to grant Unified Licence VNO (UL VNO),” the telecom department said in a statement.

“VNOs shall also be allowed to create their own service deliver platforms in respect of customer service, billing and value added service,” the statement quoting the guidelines added.

“A one-time non-refundable entry fee for authorisation of each service and service area shall be payable before signing of licence agreement and thereafter for each additional authorisation. The total amount of entry fee shall be subject to a maximum of Rs. 7.5 crore,” the guideline said regarding the entry fee. (ANI)