Trai telecom companies for not providing a sufficient number of points in Reliance jione complete interconnect (PoI) recommended fined Rs 3,500 crore. TRAI has rejected demands to reconsider the issue. Bharti Airtel, the telecom department to rethink sought to fine Vodafone and India Cellular.
Department of Telecommunications (DoT did not) who knowingly broke the rules in response to the regulator said Bharti, Vodafone and Idea and allocated PoI to stop the contest. In fact, their licenses were revoked due to underfunded.
Telecom companies are penalized rather than having been revoked license, it is very lenient sentence. The regulator said that it is a punishment milder than the measures are conducted to determine our jurisdiction.
The Department of Telecom argued that the recommendations of the penalty may not exceed the legal verification. The show-cause notice was given. ET first reported on May 13 that the DoT, TRAI objection will be rejected.
Dot will now decide taking into account the opinions Trai. Vodafone and Idea have previously denied any violation of the Trai recommendations are now challenged in court. Both companies did not comment. While Bharti is rejecting Trai findings.
Airtel said, we do not agree with TRAI’s recommendations on the basis of observation and believe that the incorrect assessment of the situation. The PoI is licensed to be given within 90 days, but we were provided exceptional speed PoI.
Trai had recommended a fine penalty crore to Rs .1,050 crore, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular Rs .950 everyone. The companies were fined would not be possible to make the entire PoI jiona call.