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India considers relief for ailing telecom operators

Mar 12, 2020 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

India is considering offering relief to the beleaguered telecom industry by allowing companies to stagger payments on their outstanding levies and penalties, even as Vodafone Idea, the nation's biggest wireless carrier, totters on the brink of bankruptcy.

The telecommunications department has readied a proposal to allow operators to stagger over five-to-10 years the payments of their adjusted gross revenue dues, a senior government official told NewsRise on Wednesday. The department is awa...