The government is working on a new policy to encourage capital spending and restore the financial health of mobile-phone operators battered by a bruising tariff war, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said. Public consultation will begin by year-end and Cabinet approval is expected by March, she said in an interview in New Delhi, declining to share details. Voicing a key industry demand, billionaire Sunil Mittal, who controls Bharti Airtel, said on Thursday that policymakers should reconsider norms, which effectively charge companies twice for spectrum. The price war may ...
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Bloomberg Last Updated at November 25, 2017 01:17 IST