In a large-scale telecommunication project, contract negotiations often cover a wide range of topics. These can be broadly categorized into business and technical areas. Here’s a table that lists 20 main areas of contract negotiation, split between these two categories:

Business AreasTechnical Areas
1. Pricing and Payment Terms11. Network Infrastructure
2. Duration and Renewal Terms12. Hardware Specifications
3. Service Level Agreements (SLAs)13. Software and Platform Requirements
4. Confidentiality and Data Privacy14. System Compatibility
5. Compliance and Regulatory Issues15. Technical Support and Maintenance
6. Intellectual Property Rights16. Scalability and Upgrade Paths
7. Termination Clauses17. Security Protocols
8. Liability and Indemnification18. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
9. Arbitration and Dispute Resolution19. Integration with Existing Systems
10. Vendor Management and Subcontracting20. Performance Metrics and Testing

Each of these areas addresses specific aspects of the contract. Business areas generally deal with the commercial, legal, and relational aspects of the agreement, whereas technical areas focus on the specifics of the telecommunications technology, standards, and services being provided. Negotiating a balanced contract involves careful consideration of both these domains to ensure a successful and sustainable partnership.