Telecom Evolution and Role of Regulatory Bodies: The Indian Perspective

  • Murali Krishna Medudula
  • Mahim Sagar
  • Ravi Parkash Gandhi


The invention of the electric telegraph in 1837 and the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876 led to the birth of a new industry that had the vision and the very real potential to broadcast voice and music and eventually become a platform for data services. The introduction of PSTN by Bell Systems afforded commercial viability and investment incentives to businesses. PSTN relied on circuit switching which became the core concept to provide voice services to the public.


Telecom Service Telecom Industry Revenue Sharing Broadband Service Telecom Sector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murali Krishna Medudula
    • 1
  • Mahim Sagar
    • 1
  • Ravi Parkash Gandhi
    • 1
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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