Thursday, January 20, 2011

India - Appelate body upheld the fine against Uninor for failure to construct its network

[economic times] Telecom tribunal TDSAT on Wednesday directed Uninor to pay Rs 6 crore to the government as penalty for delay in rolling out services in two circles, as per its license conditions. Passing an interim order, the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal directed Uninor to pay 6 crore, 60% of the penalty imposed by the Department of Telecom , in the circles of Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. TDSAT's direction came over a petition filed by Uninor challenging 10.30 crore penalty imposed by DoT for not complying with the rollout obligations.

TDSAT's bench also issued notice to DoT, directing it to file its reply in two weeks.

Telecom tribunal slaps 6-cr penalty on Uninor

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