Government of Assam approves RoW guidelines to facilitate speedy rollout of 5G

The Assam government has approved guidelines for granting right of way (RoW) for telecommunication infrastructure in the state, in order to facilitate the speedy roll-out of 5G. The highlights of the guidelines include single-window clearances for 5G RoW applications, the integration of As­sam’s RoW applications with the central GatiShakti Sanchar portal for 5G purposes, and a provision for the use of street infrastructure for the deployment of small cells and overground cables.