TRAI relaxes spectrum holding cap for operators from 25 per cent to 35 per cent

TRAI has recommended an increase in the spectrum holding cap for telecom operators from the current limit of 25 per cent to 35 per cent. Further, the regulator has opined that the current intra-band cap should be removed. It has also stated that there should be a cap of 50 per cent on the combined spectrum holding in the sub-1 GHz bands (700 MHz, 800 MHz and 900 MHz bands).