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What is ISP license?
The Government of India has allowed Private Sector’s Company to apply for Internet Service Provider (ISP) License to start their own ISP Business. This license is commonly known as Unified License (UL). Private Sector Company’s can apply for ISP license for different areas under Unified License
It is mandatory for Company to have UL ISP for providing ISP services for a certain area.
Validity for this license is 20 years.
Issuing Authority – Department of Telecommunication Delhi.
This license is needed for running Internet services or Data services in India.
You can provide internet services like Leased Line/Broadband /VOIP /IP TV etc.
Who can get ISP License?
- To apply an ISP license in India, you need a registered company under the Companies Act, 2013.
- Company can be a Private Limited Company or Public Limited Company.It’s mandatory that in MOA it should mention Internet Service Provider (ISP) as a service.
ISP license is sub divided into 3 categories
Select the category in which you want to apply for the UL ISP License, opt between A, B or C category. These three different categories of VNO ISP license in India are bifurcated by DOT. Country is divided into 24 Service Areas consisting of 20 Telecom Circle Service and 4 Metro Service Areas for Category “B” 322 Secondary Switching Areas for Category “C” UL ISP license is cheapest for class C.
Category A – A
ll India Level – (National Area). This license is for Pan India operations.
Category B – State Level (Telecom Circle /Metro circle) – Class B license is issued for a total of 20 major states or any of the following Metro Cities – Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. The govt keeps issuing notifications regarding territories declared as telecom circles and metro areas from time to time. To know more about the Telecom Circles and Metro Areas in India, contact us.
Category C – SSA (Secondary Switching Area) – This license is for only a particular secondary switching area. A secondary switching area is a government defined territory which could comprise of several small villages, towns or even districts. A class C license holder will have access to any 1 particular SSA only, unless he applies for multiple authorizations under one unified License.
Bank Guarantee (BG) and Processing Fee Details :-
Latest Updates related to ISP LicenseAmendment in Guidelines for Unified License Agreement for change in FDI in Telecom Sector 03-11-2021Amendment in the Unified License Agreement for Bank Guarantees for Unified License Agreement -UL-06-10-2021Amendment in the Unified License Agreement for change in FDI in Telecom Sector 03-11-2021Amendment in the Unified License Agreement for change in interest rate, penalty and interest on penalty on delayed payment of License Fee or any other dues -UL-01-10-2021Amendment in Unified License Agreement for Adjusted Gross Revenue AGR 25-10-2021
IP Addresses :
ISP businesses need own IP Address and AS number to run their network. IRINN (Indian Registry for Internet Names and Numbers) provide these IP Address ie IPv4 & IPv6 and ASN (Autonomous system number). ASNs are needed to control routing within their networks and to exchange routing information with other Internet Service Providers (ISPs). After you get your ISP License we will guide you on the process of getting the IP Addresses.
How to get an ISP License?
The ISP license application is an extensive process subject to strict adherence to complete and accurate paperwork and procedure. An error in paperwork is likely to delay the process by several weeks or even months leading to loss of time and money.
Hiring an experienced ISP consultant can help you save time and efforts and get an ISP License without a hassle in stipulated time period. If you have a query regarding the ISP license Registration, then do get in touch with us. We will be glad to assist you.
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