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The Rural Challenge

This chapter mainly focuses on the hindrances faced in the rural areas with respect to delays in USOF scheme implementation, mainly on the grounds of commissioning of telecom towers and installation of BTS in the rural areas under the USOF scheme. It also highlights the below-mentioned hurdles in proliferation of telecom towers in the rural areas. The following points are covered in the chapter:

  • Delays in USOF Scheme Implementation
  • Hurdles in Proliferation of Telecom Towers in Rural Areas
    • Rural Site Acquisition
    • Right of Way Issues
    • Backhaul Connectivity is poor
    • Lack of Infrastructure Sharing
    • Lack of Reliable and Consistent Grid Power Supply
    • Higher Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Expenses
    • Low Average Revenue per User (ARPU)

Impact Analysis

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