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AG clears way for Rs 3,050 cr penalty on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea

AG has opined that DoT can impose penalty on telecos for violating quality of service rules

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Paving the way for Rs 3,050 crore cumulative penal action on telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular, the Attorney General is learnt to have opined that the Department of Telecom has power to impose the penalty on grounds of poor quality of service. "AG has opined that DoT can impose the penalty on telecom operators for violating quality of service rules," a source told PTI. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had recommended imposing Rs 1,050 crore penalty each on Airtel and Vodafone and Rs 950 crore on Idea for violating quality ...

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