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.,

2016-17

4

Idea

2016-17

5

Videocon

2016-17

6.

RTL

2016-17

7.

RCL

2016-17

8.

Vodafone

2016-17

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:

Sr. No. Name of ISPs With Address Category of License  Service Service Area License No. & Date of License Business starting from
1 M/s Dream Plus Multi Service Pvt. Ltd.  c/O Paris Pair Health Club 1st Floor, Jamal Road, Patna-1 ISP-IT ISP IT Patna Bihar 820-1101/10-LR Dated 28.09.2010 01.10.2010
2 M/s Xtreme Broadband India (P) Ltd., 3rd Floor, kuber plaza chitrawani roand, purnia, bihar-854301 Unified License  ISP, Category -C Katihar SSA in Bihar 821-229/2014-DS DATED 09.02.2015 01.03.2015
3 M/s Nageshwar Wireless techonolgy Pvt. Ltd., Haziapur Road, Infront of Ramjanki Mandir, Ward No-11, Gopalganj-8414828 Unified License  ISP, Category -C Chhapra SSA in Bihar 821-234/2014-DS Dated 11.03.2015 01.04.2015
4 M/s Fastnet Communication Pvt. Ltd., H.No-1, Road No.8, Teacher Colony, Kumhrar, P.O. Bahadurpur Housing Colony, P.S. Agamkuan, Patna, Bihar-800026. Unified License  ISP, Category -C Patna SSA in Bihar 821-204/2014-DS  Dated 13.04.2015 01.07.2015
5 M/s ACME Diginet Corporation Pvt. Ltd.4th Floor, shyam centre exhibition road, patna-800001, ISP Cat- C Unified License  ISP, Category -B  Bihar 821-305/2015-DS, Dated 09.12.2015 25.12.2015
6 M/s Max Tech Media and Communication Pvt. Ltd.,s-7&8, 2nd Floor, P. Mall, B-Block, Exhibition Road, Patna-800001 Unified License  ISP, Category -B  Bihar 821-211/2014-DS dated 30.09.2016 25.11.2016
7 M/s Comex Computer Pvt. Ltd, ISP, Category -C, H/o Late Bharat Prasad, Bharat Prasad Lane, Ganga Singh College Road, Moh. Salempur, Dist Chapra(Saran), Chapra-841301 Unified License  ISP, Category -C Chhapra SSA in Bihar DS-11/196/2016-DS-III DATED 22.11.2016 01.04.2017
8 M/s  Shikhar Boradband Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., shop no -2, Hem Plaza, Frazer Road, Patna-800001 Unified License  ISP, Category -B  Bihar DS-11/36/2017-DS-III, dated 27.06.2017 01.07.2017
9 M/s Hostais Network (P) Ltd. Sahu Colony, Near R.N. College Chauraha Bharat Raut, Chhipi Tola, Hajipur-844101 Unified License  ISP, Category -B  Bihar DS-11/21/2016-DS-III Dated 17.08.2016 01.08.2017
10 M/s SAI Technix Private Ltd., Binod Kumar Singh, C/47, Patrakar Nagar, Kankar Bagh, Patna-800020 Unified License  ISP, Category -C Patna SSA in Bihar DS-II/288/2016-DS-III, Dated 29.05.2017 15.08.2017
11 M/s Ortal Electro ISP Pvt. Ltd.,sri Narayan Market, Near G.D. Mother school, akharghat roa, Muzaffarpur-842001,  Unified License  ISP, Category -C Muzzaffarpur SSA in Bihar DS-11/80/2015-DS-III DATED 20.07.2016  
12 Seddique Global Service Pvt. Ltd., White house compound, road no 5, near District Judge kothi, gaya-823001, Bihar Unified License  ISP, Category -B  Bihar DS-11/221/2016-DS-III DATED 15.12.2016  
13 M/s Speed Net Communication Pvt. Ltd., Tumaria Tola, Ward No-5, Raxual, Bihar -845305 Unified License  ISP, Category-C Motihari SSA in Bihar DS-11/327/2016-DS-III, DATED 31.05.2017  
14 M/s PLINTRON INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED, Espee IT Park, 3rd Floor, No-5, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Ekkaduthangal, Chennai-600032. Unified Licese (VNO)  All Services Except GMPCS  All service Area. No-20-536/2016 AS-I Dated 11.05.2017  
15 M/s S.K. Communication, T-85, Khaitan Super Market, Dariya Pur, Patna-800004 Unified Licese (VNO)  Access Service Cat-B Bihar 20-687/2017 AS-1 Dated 29th May 17  
16 M/s ViewNet Infrastructure & Telecommunication(P) Ltd. ISP-IT under sub-judice

 

 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.