Airtel to invest $3 bn in FY16; to end 3G roaming pacts

Telecom major Bharti Airtel Wednesday said it has lined up an investment of USD 3 billion, mostly for Indian and South Asian businesses, in this financial year.

3G row: SC asks Bharti Airtel to approach TDSAT

The apex court however, clarified that its interim order restraining Bharti Airtel from adding new customers via 3G roaming pacts would continue till December-end.

DoT can ask mobile companies to end 3G roaming pacts: Law Ministry

The Law Ministry has opined that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) can ask mobile phone service providers to stop their present 3G roaming pacts.

Split verdict on 3G roaming pacts hits telcom companies

As the tribunal said both sides can appeal to a higher court, the operators are likely to move the Supreme Court.

TDSAT to telcos: explain ways to cover Govt loss on 3G roaming

Telecom tribunal TDSAT on Thursday asked private operators, who are opposing the DoT directive to scrap their 3G roaming pacts, to explain as to how they would compensate the government if they lose the case.

Telecos tribunal ask govt to delay action on 3G roaming pact until Jan 3

Telecom tribunal TDSAT on Saturday restrained the government from banning 3G inter-circle roaming (ICR) pacts among service providers and directed DoT not to take any "coercive steps" against them till next date of hearing on January 3.

Govt asks Vodafone, Bharti and Idea to stop 3G roaming pacts

The decision comes after the unanimous view of telecom regulator TRAI, Law Ministry and DoT that such roaming agreement was in violation of the telecom licences.

DoT to take action soon against operators for 3G roaming pacts

Other service providers, like Tata Teleservices and Aircel, had also entered into a similar agreement to offer services in six circles.

Action soon against operators for 3G roaming pacts: DoT

The Telecom Ministry on Friday said it will soon take action against service providers who have entered into roaming agreements for 3G services as the pacts are in violation of licence terms and conditions.

Trai to look into 3G roaming pacts of leading telcos

Telecom regulator Trai has sought information from leading service providers on their bilateral agreements for entering into 3G roaming pacts, to ensure that there is no violation of licence terms and conditions.