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Fiscal deficit is 4.1% this year, thanks to telcos

The government is believed to have met the fiscal deficit target of 4.1 percent of GDP for 2014-15, helped by last minute payment of Rs 10,808 crore by telecom companies for spectrum and tax receipts in March

Mobile call, service rates can go up by 12-15%: COAI

There is a lot of load on telecom operators due to spectrum payment.

Supreme Court allows govt to conclude telecom airwave auctions

The Supreme Court has allowed the government to conclude the auction of telecom airwaves and collect initial payments from operators.

SC gives liberty to Centre to finalise auction of Spectrum

Government raised a record Rs 109,874 crore in the country's biggest and the fiercest auction of telecom spectrum.

Spectrum auction ends: Govt to get Rs 1.10 trillion; rates may rise

Government raised a record Rs 109,874 crore in the country's biggest and the fiercest auction of telecom spectrum that ended Wednesday, triggering fears of hike in call and data rates.

Telecom spectrum auction concludes; Govt garners about Rs 1.10 lakh crore

The government has garnered about Rs 1.10 lakh crore from the telecom spectrum auction after 19 days and 115 rounds of fierce bidding among eight operators.

Regulatory uncertainty to impact telecom's future: Bharti

Recent regulatory developments, which have led to huge uncertainty, could have significant implications for the future of telecom sector and impact India's global competitiveness, Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal said on Wednesday.