Etisalat DB

  • 2G: Etisalat to contest charges against it 24-10-2011 11:34 AM

    Dubai: UAE's telecom giant Etisalat has said that its Indian affiliate Etisalat DB would contest charges filed against it by the authorities relating to the allocation of 2G licence in January 2008. "Etisalat would like to inform you that on October 22nd, 2011, charges were framed against Swan Telecom, in...
  • Swan may lose 2G licence as DoT readies notice 09-10-2011 07:12 AM

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom has decided to terminate 13 UAS licences issued to Swan Telecom, the company alleged to be a beneficiary of the 2G scam. It has also been accused of acting as a front for Reliance Telecom. The DoT has now sought a second opinion from...
  • 2G: corporate chieftains Balwa, Goenka fined 10-06-2011 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: A court in New Delhi on Friday fined corporate honchos Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, accused in 2G spectrum allocation scam, for filing 'frivolous' pleas seeking to visit Mumbai for business purpose saying the 'government machinery cannot be made subservient to the money power of the accused...
  • Raja's relative dies of heart attack 08-04-2011 09:47 AM

    Chennai: Deepak Pushpanathan, a young relative of former Telecom Minister A Raja, died in Chennai last night after suffering a massive heart attack. 30-year-old Deepak, who was working with Etisalat DB, a firm under the scanner in connection with the 2G spectrum scam, was at a local gym where he...
  • Home ministry redflag for Etisalat DB 09-02-2011 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN has accessed documents that raise concerns over Etisalat links to Pakistan and Afghanistan. After the CAG rap in the 2G case, more trouble comes calling for telecom operator Etisalat DB. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board has rejected a proposal by the UAE based Etisalat Corporation and its...
  • Telecom firms pay Rs 73.73 crore as penalty 01-01-2011 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: The government has collected Rs 73.73 crore as penalty from new telecom operators for missing the network roll-out deadline, but is still keeping open the option of cancelling the licences. "Total penalty is about Rs 219 crore for missing roll-out obligations. We had generated demand for over Rs...
  • Govt objects to Etisalat's links with Pakistan 01-12-2010 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has raised a red flag over Etisalat DB Telecom's links with Pakistan and Afghanistan. CNN-IBN has accessed Home Ministry documents which raise concerns over Etisalat DB Telecom operations in India due to its links with Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Ministry has also raised objections...