3g Roaming

  • Tribunal overturns government ban on 3G roaming pacts April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The telecommunication tribunal on Tuesday ruled in favour of leading mobile phone carriers who had challenged a government ban on pacts between them to provide 3G services beyond their licenced zones, a lawyer on the case said. Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone Group Plc's local unit and Idea Cellular were...
  • Airtel approaches SC against Delhi HC order on 3G roaming pact April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Friday approached the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court's order giving its nod to the Centre's decision holding the 3G roaming pact of the telecom major as illegal. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on March 15 had issued a notification restraining Bharti from providing...
  • 'DoT can ask mobile cos to end 3G roaming pacts' August 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Law Ministry has opined that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) can ask mobile phone service providers to stop their present 3G roaming pacts. Additional Solicitor General AS Chandhiok in the opinion stated that the split verdict of sectoral tribunal TDSAT on the 3G roaming pacts does not constitute...
  • Telecom companies' 3G roaming pact illegal: TDSAT July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) looking into the 3G roaming mobile services on Tuesday gave a split verdict in the case with its chairman directing the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to send out fresh notices to telecom operators while another judge ruling that the pact...
  • Bharti, Vodafone, Idea asked to stop 3G roaming December 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Telecom Ministry on Friday issued notices to three leading telecom firms - Bharti airtel, Vodafone and Idea - asking them to stop their 3G roaming agreements with immediate effect as the pacts are illegal and has sought their response within 24 hours. "DoT today issued notices to three operators...
  • Stop 3G roaming pacts: Govt to telecom majors December 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on operators for violating licence norms, the Telecom Ministry has asked service providers to discontinue their 3G roaming agreements and is also contemplating imposing penalty on them. The decision comes after the unanimous view of telecom regulator TRAI, Law Ministry and DoT that such roaming...
  • Sibal to meet telcos over 3G roaming dispute November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal will soon meet telecom industry leaders to work out an amicable resolution to the dispute between the government and service providers over a 3G roaming pact. "I will meet with the industry players soon to discuss the 3G roaming issue,...