The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) issued guidelines to set up private captive networks for enterprises along with the copy of the application. The guidelines have been issued following the approval by the Union Cabinet recently. [caption id="attachment_164452" align="alignnone" width="880"] Source: DoT[/caption] Why it matters: Private Captive Networks (PCN) may be instrumental in helping companies leverage advanced technologies to automate and roll out industry 4.0 standards. The decision, however, may also end up pitting telcos against enterprises. What is a private captive network: It is a local area network that uses 3GPP-based network spectrum, to create unified connectivity and a secure means of communication within a specific geographical area, as per Business Standard. The network is not for public use and is only meant for companies which procure the licence for its use. What are the ways to set up these…
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