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Liability of past dues rests only with RCom, not Reliance Jio: TDSAT

Telecom appellate tribunal asks DoT to reconsider RCom's plea to issue NoC for spectrum trading

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Ericsson alleges RCom has sold its assets and the money received was not used to clear the dues

Aashish Aryan New Delhi
The Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) on Tuesday said that the liability of past dues related to Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) rested only with Reliance Communications (RCom) and not the buyer of its 800 MHZ spectrum. The telecom appellate tribunal held that the buyer of RCom’s 800 MHz spectrum, which in the current case is Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio), cannot be held liable until the spectrum trade had happened. The appellate tribunal on Tuesday also asked the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to reconsider RCom’s plea for No Objection Certificate (NoC) that would allow the company to sell its spectrum

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 7:37 PM IST

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