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TDSAT sets aside Rs 650 cr fine on Airtel, Rs 100 cr on Vodafone

Telecom tribunal TDSAT Tuesday set aside Rs 650 crore penalty on Airtel and Rs 100 crore fine on Vodafone imposed by the DoT in a roaming case.

TDSAT asks DoT not to take coercive action against Sistema

Telecom tribunal TDSAT Monday directed government not to take any coercive action against Sistema Shyam Teleservices in the dispute over inclusion of certain charges while calculating gross revenue for payment of license fee.

Headless TDSAT now becomes member-less; nobody to decide cases

TDSAT, which has been headless for sometime, Monday became even member-less as the lone serving member P K Rastogi has retired, a development that makes the tribunal unable to preside matters filed by telecom and broadcasting firms for now.

Videocon asked to renew roll-out security of 2 circles

Telecom tribunal TDSAT has asked Videocon Telecommunications to renew its performance bank guarantees for Uttar Pradesh (East) and Madhya Pradesh circles for three months.

Restore SMS interconnection of RCom: TDSAT to Bharti Airtel

Telecom tribunal TDSAT on Monday asked Bharti Airtel to immediately restore the SMS interconnection of Reliance Communications (RCom) on its network.

TDSAT directs Vodafone not to stop Loop's SMS interconnection

Telecom tribunal TDSAT has directed Vodafone not to stop interconnection of SMSes originating from Loop Mobile's network.

DoT may move Supreme Court against TDSAT order on Idea

The government is planning to challenge in the Supreme Court the telecom tribunal TDSAT ruling that had set aside a DoT order imposing Rs 27.65 crore penalty on Idea Cellular for delaying its roll-out obligations in five circles.

Telcos challenge penalty on subscriber re-verification in NE

Telecom operators have approached sectoral tribunal TDSAT requesting stay on the penalty imposed by the government for not completing its directive to reverify existing prepaid connections in Assam and North East.

TDSAT sets aside penalities on new operators; DoT to refund

In a major development, the telecom tribunal TDSAT, Friday set aside all penalties imposed by the government on new telecom operators for delay in meeting roll out obligations of services.

3G roaming: Telcos suppressed facts, says DoT

In a strong rebuttal to telecom operators on the issue of 3G roaming, the government has alleged that service providers have "not come with clean hands" and that they have "suppressed material documents" before telecom tribunal TDSAT.

Telcos seek cut in bank guarantees

Mobile operators, including Videocon, Etisalat, Aircel and Idea Cellular, have approached the Telecom Ministry seeking a reduction in their financial bank guarantees in accordance with the licence agreement.

TDSAT begins proceedings to determine AGR

The telecom tribunal TDSAT on Friday started the proceedings on the dispute between telecom operators and DoT over the issue of what constitutes components of adjusted gross revenue for calculating licence fee and issued notice to the government in this regard.

TDSAT reserves judgement on Airtel plea against Rs 50 cr fine

Telecom tribunal TDSAT on Thursday reserved its judgement on Bharti Airtel's plea against Rs 50- crore penalty imposed by the government for allegedly camouflaging the calling-line identification (CLI) while making promotional business calls to non-Airtel customers.

TDSAT asks Bharti to deposit Rs 25 crore penalty with DoT

Telecom tribunal TDSAT Tuesday directed Bharti Airtel to pay 50 percent of the Rs 50 crore penalty imposed by the Telecom Ministry in the matter of alleged violation of licence terms and conditions by the private operator for issuing bulk mobile connections.

TDAST reserves order in Bharti, DoT spat

Telecom tribunal TDSAT Monday reserved its order on Bharti Airtel's plea against the government, which had slapped a penalty of Rs 50 crore on the service provider for alleged violation of licence terms and conditions by issuing bulk mobile connections.