Telecom Lead Asia: Sandeep Girotra, Region Head,
India, Nokia Siemens Networks, said the National Telecom Policy focuses on providing broadband for all, local manufacturing and security.
As a specialist in mobile broadband, Nokia Siemens
remains committed towards working with telecom operators to further increase
teledensity, enhance customer experience and empower communities. To support
domestic manufacturing and export, its Chennai factory is manufacturing
advanced telecom equipments and has the capacity to export approximately 37
percent of the facility’s production across the Asia Pacific after meeting
We also procure hundreds of millions of dollars worth of
supplies from Indian companies. Our India operations are completely indigenized
and we have also attained ISO 27001 certification for complying with
Information Security regulations as per Department of Telecommunications’
guidelines,” Girotra added.
Hemant Joshi, partner, Deloitte Haskins & Sells, said NTP
2012 projects a bold vision for telecom sector with emphasis on spectrum
management, broadband on demand, domestic manufacturing, rural coverage and
infrastructure status, which would spur growth of the telecom sector and in
turn Indian economy as telecom can play role of catalyst in the GDP growth. As
per World Bank estimate, 10 percent increase in telecom penetration results in
0.81 percent growth in GDP in developing country.
Highlights of NTP 2012 are yet to attract telecom industry.
39 to 70 by the year 2017 and 100 by the year 2020.
from license, online real time submission and processing are highlights of the NTP 2012.