New MSC codes allotted to Aircel, Bharti Airtel and Telenor India

By September 16th, 2015 AT 4:21 PM

The department of telecommunications allocates from time to time new set of MSC codes to operators in certain circles where the operators meet certain qualifying criteria of subscriber base.


DOT has assigned new MSC codes to Aircel for meeting the 1 million subscriber mark in Delhi and Maharashtra circles, Bharti Airtel for meeting 1 million subscriber mark in Karnataka and UP East and Telenor India for meeting the 1 million subscriber mark in Gujarat circle.

The details of the MSC codes allotted are given in the table below.

Name of LicenseeName of service areaMSC codes allotted
Telenor IndiaGujarat90540-90549
Aircel LimitedDelhi90690-90699
Bharti Airtel LimitedKarnataka91480-91489
UP East91290-91299

Also read: Pan India Mobile Operator Code section updated with 65+ new MSC codes

The above allocation also includes MSC codes which were previously allotted to other licencees and are hereby withdrawn with immediate effect as the said licences had been quashed by the Supreme court in 2012.

Esmail is our very own in-house spectrum specialist. He is passionate about Telecom, DTH and OTT video streaming apps. When not writing an article, you can find him binge watching shows on Netflix while sipping on a cup of coffee.

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