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Paid AGR dues based on RCom spectrum usage under sharing pact: Jio to SC
At a hearing in the Supreme Court, senior advocate Harish Salve, representing Jio, told a three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra that Rs 195 crore had been paid after the Supreme Court's ruling of October 2019, which widened the definition of AGR to include non-core items.
Reliance Jio informs Supreme Court it is not liable for Rcom's AGR dues
According to legal sources, the affidavit filed in the top court ahea...
Trai issues spectrum sharing paper
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has sought public consultation on whether the incremental...
RCom to SC: Will go into liquidation if spectrum not allowed to be sold under IBC
The telco's latest stance may further delay the resolution process of RCom since the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has made it clear that without clearing statutory dues, there will be no approval for transfer of spectrum.
TRAI recommends SUC be levied on only shared bands, not entire spectrum holding
The telecom regulator has recommended that the incremental spectrum usage charge (SUC) of 0.5% levied on operators when they share airwaves, must apply only on the shared bands instead of the entire spectrum holding of the licensee.
Jio-RCom spectrum sharing deal not connected with AGR liability: Sources
A Supreme Court bench had on Friday sought to know why Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) must not pay adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues of Reliance Communications since it has been using the latter's spectrum since 2016.
AGR case: SC asks DoT to apprise about the basis of spectrum sharing done by telcos
The top court asked the secretary of DoT to file a specific affidavit apprising it about who was using the spectrum from the date of grant of license and from which date the respective sharing of spectrum has taken place.
Supreme Court asks Jio why it shouldn't be paying AGR dues for the RCom spectrum it uses
Jio has cleared its own AGR dues of Rs 198 crore while Rcom now owes the government Rs 25,194.58 crore in statutory dues, including those of Sistema Shyam Teleservices (Rs 222.1 crore), which was merged with it.
SC questions spectrum sale by ailing telcos, asks govt how it plans to recover AGR dues
The observations that came Monday could potentially impact the resolution plans of the two telcos. The insolvency court has already approved the sale of Aircel’s assets, and was about to take a call on RCom and its units.
Telecom department forecasts 70 per cent shortfall in revenues from communications
Govt won’t get payments from spectrum auctioned earlier because stressed telcos were granted a two-year moratorium to ease strain on cash flow.
AGR case: Supreme Court asks government if Jio should bear Rcom AGR dues
The three-judge bench also asked RCom to explain the fall in the value of its assets, even as the government stressed that airwaves of all telcos, including that of bankrupt companies like RCom, belong to the government.
Government not expecting substantial gain from AGR dues in 2020-21
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who provisioned Rs 1.3 lakh crore in receipts from telecom licence fee and spectrum usage charge for the next financial year, said the government is looking to address dispute over what revenues should be taken for calculating dues in a more comprehensive manner.
Government considering stress fund for distressed telcos
Pushed by all 3 telcos, Trai started a consultation process on the need to set a floor for tariffs.
Charge incremental SUC only on shared airwaves: Telcos to Trai
Carriers also urged the authorities to look at the necessity of the SUC charge itself, given that airwaves are bought in auctions, by paying market prices.
Govt appoints PD Vaghela as new Trai chief
“The new Trai chairman will have to see through the digital transformation of the telecom sector and make it healthy… he should facilitate the flow of investments and also look into the optimal pricing and quantum of 5G spectrum,” TV Ramachandran, president of the Broadband India Forum, told ET.