Telecom Companies

  • HC erred in bringing Telecos under CAG ambit: SC 11-02-2014 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom firms on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that the Delhi High Court erred in holding that CAG is empowered to conduct their revenue audits. The companies' counsel argued that the High Court had wrongly assumed that they share revenue with the government and contended that they...
  • Delhi High Court allows CAG to audit accounts of private telcos 06-01-2014 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: In an extremelly significant order, the Delhi High Court on Monday ruled that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) can audit private telecom companies under the relevant provisions of the law just days after the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi moved to have private power companies audited....
  • Refund Rs 400 cr penalty to telcos, SC tells govt 23-11-2012 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the government of India to refund Rs 400 crore that was collected from telecom companies as penalty after they failed to meet the rollout obligations. The companies included Unitech, Aircel, Dishnet, Systema and Videocon. More details are awaited. ...
  • 'Telecom firms should bar pesky calls, SMSes' 20-11-2011 09:04 AM

    New Delhi: Telecom service providers need to take steps to completely eradicate the menace of unsolicited commercial calls and messages, said the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). "We are doing an audit of what the service providers are doing and we have found that some service providers need to...
  • 2G price hike: prepare to pay more for calls 10-02-2011 09:09 AM

    New Delhi: In a development that has huge financial implications for existing as well as new operators, telecom regulator TRAI has recommended fixing the price for 6.2 Mhz of pan-India start-up 2G spectrum at Rs 10,972.45 crore, more than six times the present cost of Rs 1,658 crore. TRAI has...
  • 2G scam: After Raja's arrest, focus on telcos 03-02-2011 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: After the arrest of A Raja, along with his personal secretary RK Chandolia and former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura, the big question is whether the probe into the 2G spectrum scam will go beyond the arrests to the telecom companies that violated rules, and benefited. The CAG report...
  • Bharti, MTN call off deal 30-09-2009 08:13 PM

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  • Tata, Bharti to pay Rs 400 cr penalty? 12-03-2007 07:55 PM

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  • Tech Mahindra promises hefty returns 28-08-2006 07:08 PM

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