ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Set This House on Fire

having achieved high levels of telephone density and household penetration, under a regime of low rentals subsidised from long distance charges, are now restructuring their tariffs. Even so, they are maintaining rentals for residential telephones significantly below those for business. They have also developed some fairly com- plex systems of subsidies for their weaker sections and rural areas. TRAI does not propose to adopt even these strategies.

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