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Court scraps unified licence petitions

Thursday 19 September 2013 | 04:20 CET | News
Nepal's Supreme Court has scrapped cases related to the unified telecommunications licence. The court scrapped seven writ petitions, paving the way for increased competition on the GSM mobile market. Three companies applied to the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) for a unified telecom licence: Smart Telecom, United Telecom (UTL), and CG Communications (formerly STM Telecom Sanchar). Smart was granted the licence in April but UTL had to wait until the court cases were resolved. The regulator rejected CG Communications' application saying the company had not met government criteria. CG

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CG Communications / Smart Telecom / STM Telecom Sanchar / United Telecom / UTL
Countries: Nepal
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