Making calls should be free: Kapil Sibal

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Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday urged the telephone operators to change their mindset and focus more on data services to generate revenues than voice.

Addressing the CII broadband summit, Sibal said that talking to each other should not be taxed. “There should be no charge on voice. Customers should gradually be charged only for data services and not for making calls.

He said that broadband has a huge potential to empower the people of the country and has become essential to the lives of the people.

Sibal said that empowering the illiterate by providing access information to them is huge task for the government.

“The government is investing around Rs 35,000 crore on various broadband related projects which will create a secondary market of around Rs 3 lakh crore”, Sibal said.

He said that by December 2013 Rs 20,000 crore national broadband plan would be completed.

In response to a query Sibal said that Department of Telecom will soon approach Cabinet to seek approval for manufacturing five million 'Akash-2' tablets in the country.

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Ya they should be free or allow some other companies to do it by using Internet...I mean like Google Voice.People in US can make calls for free with it
 
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