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Airtel ads misleading, differentiating customers: Reliance Jio to Trai

Jio alleged that arbitrary classification by Airtel is gross violation of telecom tariff order 1999

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In a new face-off, telecom operator Reliance Jio has alleged that Bharti Airtel is violating tariff rules by issuing misleading offers and arbitrarily discriminating among its own customers subscribing to the same plan. The Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has demanded highest penalty imposed on Sunil Bharti Mittal's Bharti Airtel by telecom regulator Trai alleging that the two plans of Airtel -- priced at Rs 293 and Rs 449 respectively -- are being marketed in a misleading manner. It said that Airtel's advertisements of these offers are an attempt to lure prospective ...

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First Published: Mon, May 01 2017. 19:03 IST