Indian operators hit with additional spectrum charges

Friday 15 February 2013 | 09:35 CET | News
India's Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has issued notices to mobile operators including Vodafone India, Bharti airtel and Reliance Communications (RCom) demanding that they pay an additional revenue share for spectrum usage from 2008 onwards, reports The Economic Times. DoT officials said that similar notices are being issued to the remaining operators within the next few days. Vodafone has been issued four separate notices to pay an additional charge of INR 8.77 billion. Bharti Airtel has been issued several notices totalling over INR 12 billion. A RCom executive said the company had

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bharti Airtel / Reliance Communications / Vodafone India
Countries: India
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