Abstract: The paper discusses the challenges in rolling out telecom services in states of North East Region of India and current status of Telecommunication in Assam including the wireless tele density of the state. Interview with the representative of the Government officials of Department of Telecommunication support to examine the present and future schemes of rolling out telecom services in North East Region. The paper also examines the project initiative of USOF, broadband for all in North East Region. The telecom operators in India have made heavy investment on 3G spectrums. To ensure equitable distribution of basic amenities and services across geographical distance through the support of MVAS, adequate network coverage across the country, incessant connection between District Head Quarter and Gaon Panchayats and penetration of mobile phones in non-urban areas is a critical requirement.
Keywords: North East Region, Telecommunication, Challenges to Telecommunication, Wireless, Tele-density in Assam, Telecommunication and Development.