SPECTRUM USAGE CHARGE
PIL against DoT call not to penalise telcos is mala fide
Crying Foul After consumer group accuses Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel of wilfully disobeying SC orders, with COAI playing a part, COAI says petition is only looking to create problems. Airtel and Voda Idea have missed the Jan 23 deadline to pay dues to the government based on an expanded definition of adjusted gross revenue, as ordered by top court.
Supreme Court to hear all pleas against AGR dues next week
Sources said the court on Friday agreed to hear the pleas of GAIL India, Power Gri...
PIL filed in SC against DoT for not taking coercive action on AGR dues
The petition states that telcos have “willfully” “disobeyed” paying th...
DoT orders no coercive action on defaulting Airtel, Voda-Idea; Pradhan says non-telcos not liable
"The Director of Licensing Finance Policy Wing has issued direction that concerned departments should not take any coercive action against the licensees in case they fail to comply with the Supreme Court order, until further orders," an official source told PTI.
COAI says SPV proposal nixed due to lack of consensus; govt not involved
"Unfortunately, the proposal did not pass the test of internal scrutiny among the telcos, so we will have to come up with a different proposal," Rajan Mathews, DG, COAI, told ET. The COAI also clarified that neither the government nor the DoT was in any way involved in the plan which was only meant for internal scrutiny among the members of the association.
Realme X2 review: Works without lags, great for gaming, but camera performance average
The phone has a 6.4-inch dewdrop screen with 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution.
Five non-telecom PSUs seek clarity from SC on AGR order
Non-telecom public sector units GAIL India, Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL), Oil India (OIL) and two others are filing separate applications in the Supreme Court for clarification on applicability of its October 24 order on payment of licence fee dues.
AGR dues: Reliance Jio meets Supreme Court deadline, Airtel seeks time
The Mukesh Ambani led telco’s dues are a fraction of what its rivals - Vod Idea and Airtel - have to pay.
Vodafone Idea jumps 15% as telcos seek modification in AGR ruling
Vodafone Idea told the court that if no relief is forthcoming, it will have to shut.
Extend payment term for telecom dues, charge lower interest: COAI
We have been suggesting a couple of things to the government, says Rajan Mathews.
Budget should give clarity in levies for telecom industry: ICRA
The industry has been demanding a reduction in the overall charges paid by the operators mainly licence fee and spectrum usage charges, ICRA said in a pre-budget expectation note on Monday.
Vodafone, Bharti Airtel to be affected as SC rejects AGR review plea: Fitch Ratings
The apex court's ruling will also have significant repercussions for India's banking sector.
Voda Idea, Infratel shares crash on SC rejecting AGR review, Airtel gains
Govt has estimated Vodafone Idea’s dues in the AGR matter to be more than Rs 53,000 crore.
Solution for licence fee, spectrum usage charge issue may lie outside budget
The telecom industry had sought “strategic intervention to enhance financial viability” of the sector .
Two-player telecom market would be too risky in India: Trai officials
A two-private player duopoly in the telecom market would be too risky in India, especially for the consumers, senior officials at the sectoral watchdog said.
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