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What is DoT OSP License?

DoT (Department of Telecommunication) OSP registration is required by those vendors who are engaged in teleservices business such as tele-trading, tele e-commerce, tele-education, telebanking or ITES. DoT license for call centre, BPO allows them to operate these activities by accessing the infrastructure of non-telecom service providers. DoT license was introduced by Department of Telecommunication under New Telecom Policy (NTP) 1999 to regulate the registration of call centres (international/ national) but later it was made mandatory for more BPO services such as network operation centres, vehicle tracking systems.

The complete DoT OSP registration procedure is regulated by the Telecom enforcement, resource and monitoring (TERM) cells as per the location of the OSP business location.

DOT OSP Registration Documents Requirement

To apply for the DoT OSP license, the business is required to be a Private Limited Company. So before applying for OSP registration, the applicant requires to register a Pvt Ltd company. Here is the list of important document required to obtain OSP license.

  • Certificate for Incorporation of Pvt. Ltd. Company.
  • MOA & AOA of Business Registration.
  • Name of Business and Activities carried out.
  • List of Directors of the Private Limited Company.
  • Shareholding Pattern of the Business.

Services Covered Under New Telecom Policy (NTP) 1999) [OSP License]

The OSP License covers the following service providers in India. Here is the list of all type of OSPs which are required to apply for DoT OSP license.

  • Cellular Mobile Service Providers, Fixed Service Providers and Cable Service Providers, collectively referred to as 'Access Providers'.
  • Radio Paging Service Providers.
  • Public Mobile Radio Trunking Service Providers.
  • National Long Distance Operators.
  • International Long Distance Operators.
  • Other Service Providers.
  • Global Mobile Personal Communication by Satellite (GMPCS) Service Providers.
  • V-SAT based Service Providers.

OSP license Validity

OSP license is issued for a period of 20 years if Pvt. Ltd. Company compiled with the required rules and regulations. They have to file annual return mentioning the details of activities carried out and the present state of the business.

OSP license Category

Infrastructure Provider Category- I (IP- I)

The Infrastructure Providers Category-I (IP 1) License is granted to those service providers which provide assets such as Dark Fibre, Right of Way, Duct space and Tower. This DoT OSP license was introduced to private service providers with effect from 13.08.2000. All registered Indian companies are eligible to apply for IP 1 license. The applicant company is required to pay Rs. 5000/- as processing fee along with the application.

Infrastructure provider category- II (IP- II)

An Infrastructure Provider (IP) - II license is compulsory for companies who want to lease/rent out /sell end to end bandwidth. This OSP license was introduced to the private sector with effect from 13.08.2000. All Indian registered companies were eligible to apply. The applicant company was required to pay Rs. 10,000/- as processing fee along with the application. Along with it, a Performance Bank Guarantees of Rs. 1000 Million was required to be submitted before signing the license agreement.

Note: (Issuance of IP-II Licence has been discontinued w.e.f. 14.12.2005)