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Liability of past spectrum dues is only ours and not Jio's: RCom to TDSAT

Past dues related only to spectrum and not licence as being demanded by DoT, says RCom

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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
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications (RCom) on Monday told the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) that the liability of past dues related to spectrum usage charges (SUC) rested only with it and not Reliance Jio Infocomm, according to the agreement between the two. The company, however, made it clear that the past dues would include only those related to the spectrum it was selling to Jio and not entire licence.

“We are hiving off only the 800 MHz spectrum. The licence remains with us. Only the dues related to this very spectrum is to be paid. Any dues recoverable

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First Published: Feb 25 2019 | 7:39 PM IST

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