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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

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

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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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