It’s a curious situation, but even as 2019 winds down to its eventual close, India is missing a few critical elements whose absence is inexplicable.

For a country that boasts a $16 billion-plus e-commerce unicorn like Flipkart, there still isn’t an e-commerce policy.

While there has already been talk of a potential 5G spectrum auction and potentially barring companies from spectrum trials, there’s still uncertainty about which spectrum band will be used.