S Tel Asked To Shut Down GSM Mobile Services

By March 6th, 2010 AT 12:12 PM

The Department of telecom (DoT) issued a notice to S Tel Private Limited (S Tel), a new telecom operator in the lndian marketplace, is a joint venture between Siva Group (formerly Sterling Infotech Group) and Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) to stop its GSM mobile services in Himachal Pradesh, Orissa and Bihar-Jharkhand telecom circles, citing security concerns.

According to the spokesman of S Tel “a letter from the department asking it to stop services didn’t provide any details or specifics about the security concerns.” We are trying to ascertain the same (reasons) for any supportive action from our side.

S Tel has UAS licenses for Bihar-Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and North East telecom Circle.

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Rakesh singh
Rakesh singh

@anandh All other operators also using chinese equipments, but they are not blocked. I think it is not because of using chinese equip.

saket
saket

Wat Mr siva is doing?

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