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From Sukh Ram to Mukesh Ambani, here're the men who changed telecom

With a charge of Rs 18/min for voice calls to free voice calls now, and a burgeoning subscriber base, India's telecom sector has come a long way. We look at the men who made all of this possible

telecom, telcos

India's telecom market is now dominated by Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel

BS Reporter New Delhi

Govt and administration

Sukh Ram

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Sukh Ram was the communication minister in the P V Narasimha Rao's cabinet
He went to jail in a bribery case, but the communication minister in the P V Narasimha Rao Cabinet changed the telecom landscape of the country by bringing in the NTP 1994, which was prepared by his high-profile secretary N Vittal. For the first

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First Published: Jul 24 2020 | 6:05 AM IST

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