Assessment of Spectrum Usage Charges

            The Assessment of Spectrum Usages charges has been decentralized by DoT HQ vide letter No.1000-56/2004-WFD dated 6th February, 2013.

The status of completion of verification of deductions conducted in Bihar Circle is as follows:

Sl. No.

Name of Licensees

Year upto which assessment of Spectrum Usages Charges completed

1.

BSNL (Bihar)

2015-16

2.

BSNL (Jharkhand)

2015-16

3

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.,

2015-16

4

Idea

2015-16

5

Videocon

2015-16

6.

RTL

2015-16

7.

RCL

2015-16

8.

Vodafone

2015-16

Internet Service Providers

            The Internet Service Provider (ISP) Policy was announced in November, 1998. The licensee shall be bound by the terms and conditions of the License Agreement as well as by such orders/directions/regulations of the TRAI Act, 1997 as amended from time to time and instructions as are issued by the Licensor/TRAI.

List of the Internet Service Providers including Internet Telephony for Bihar Circle is as under:

Sl. No.

Service Area

Organization Name

License Type

1

Bihar

M/s Ortal Electrol ISP Pvt.

Unified License

2

Bihar

M/s Fastnet Communciation Pvt. Ltd.

Unified License

3

Bihar

M/s Dream Plus Multi Services Pvt. Ltd.,

ISP-IT

4

Bihar

M/s Comex Computer Pvt. Ltd.

Unified License

5

Bihar

M/s ACME Diginet Corporation Pvt.

 

Unified License

6

Bihar

M/s Nageshwar Wireless Technology Pvt. Ltd.

Unified License

7

Bihar

M/s Xtreme Broadband India Pvt. Ltd,

Unified License

8

Bihar

M/s Hostaxis Network(P) Ltd.

Unified License

9

Bihar

M/s Max Tech Media and Communication Pvt. Ltd,

Unified License

10

Bihar

M/s Siddiqui Global Services Pvt. Ltd.,

Unified License

 Assessment and Collection of License Fee in respect of ISPs:

The work relating to assessment and collection of License fee in respect of ISPs was decentralized CCA offices vide DoT HQ. O.M. No.1-6(2001)/LF (Vol.II) dated 24-09-2008 effective from financial year 2008-09. Consequent upon amendment with respect to license agreement, a uniform License Fee at the rate of 8% of AGR is payable by the ISP-IT Licensee for the year 2013-14 onwards.

Following documents are required to be submitted by all ISP and ISP-IT Licensee for Assessment of License Fee payable for any particular year.

1.    Audited Revenue and License Fee statement (AGR Statement) for each quarter separately for the said year.

2.    Audited Reconciliation statement reconciling the difference of Revenue between the figures of Gross Revenue depicted in the profit and Loss account and audited statement of Revenue and license fee for the said year.

3.    Audited profit and Loss account and audited Balance sheets alongwith schedule for the said year.

4.    Annual Report for the company for the said year

5.    Details of LF paid for each quarter during the said year

6.    Details of the service tax, sales tax billed, collection and paid to the Government.

Adjusted Gross Revenue:

            The Gross Revenue shall be inclusive of internet service, internet content service, Telephony Service, Installation charges, late fees, Sale proceeds of terminal equipments, revenue of account of internet, dividend, value added service, supplementary service, revenue from permissible sharing of infrastructure and any other misc. revenue, without any set off for related items of expense etc.

For the purpose the arriving at the “Adjusted Gross Revenue” following shall be excluded from the Gross Revenue to arrive at the AGR.

i.              Charges from internet access, internet content and internet access related installation charges.

ii.      Service tax on provision of service and sales tax actually paid to the Government if gross revenue had included as component of sales tax and service tax.