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SPECTRUM ALLOCATION PROCESS IN   INDIA
What is Spectrum
The word spectrum refers to a collection of various types of electromagnetic radiations of different wavelengths. Spectrum or airwaves are the radio frequencies on which all communication singnals travel. In India the radio frequencies are being used for different types of services like space communication, mobile communication, broadcasting, radio navigation, mobile satellite service, aeronautical satellite services, defence communication etc. Radio frequency is a natural resource but unlike other resources it will deplete when used. But it will be wasted if not used efficiently. The spectrum allocated to Indian telecom operator is most crowded and inadequate to accommodate the usage by 650 million mobile subscribers as on date. This has affected the quality of customer service and resulted in poor voice quality, call drop and undelivered messages of mobile services in India.
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Spectrum Management at International Level
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Agencies allocating spectrum :
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Spectrum allocation is important and necessary to ensure interference free operation for each radio service. All   nations   share   the   electromagnetic   spectrum   and   reserve   their   right   to   its
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unlimited   use.
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However,   for   international   telecommunications   cooperation   to   support
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trade, transportation, communications, and mutual protection against interference, they
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have   agreed   to   an   International   Telecommunications   Convention.   This   serves   as   the...

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