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 Licensee||Name of service area||MSC codes allotted|
|Bharti Airtel Limited||Karnataka||91480-91489|
The above allocation also includes MSC codes which were previously allotted to other licencees and are hereby withdrawn with immediate effect as the said licences had been quashed by the Supreme court in 2012.
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