TDSAT Stays DoT’s 3G Roaming Ban Order On Airtel, Vodafone and Idea

Finally Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular get some relief from TDSAT over a ban on 3G Roaming pacts by Department of Telecom (DoT) till 3rd January 2012.

India’s Telecom Dispute Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) today restrained the 3G roaming ban order by DoT on these mobile operators and asked DoT not to take any action against operators in the 3G roaming issue.

TDSAT has told Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular to submit their 3G roaming Agreement that they signed among themselves in July 2011 to launch 3G services in non-3G circles across India.

Yesterday, The Department of Telecom (DoT) has issued a notice to Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular declaring the 3G roaming pacts as illegal and ask them stop 3G Roaming via ICRA in non 3G circles with in 24 hours as we reported.

Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular had approached the Telecom Dispute Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) to stay the telecom department’s order. TDSAT will hear the case again on January 3, 2012.

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AKASH
December 27, 2011 1:50 pm 1:50 PM
TRUE. I AM ALSO AN AIRTEL MUMBAI CUSTOMER AND AM NOT ABLE TO CONNECT WITH ANYONE! MY BUSINESS IS AFFECTED TODAY ONLY BECAUSE OF THIS INEPT AND IMPOTENT AIRTEL! F**k AIRTEL A******! THIS IS THE KIND OF QUALITY AIRTEL HAS! AND IT WANTS A PREMIUM FOR EVERYTHING AND CLAIMS TO NO.1 NETWORK! I AM PORTING OUT TO IDEA OR VODAFONE SOON! Abhijit : Airtel 2G network completely down from early morning in whole Mumbai circle.. No outgoing,no incoming, no Gprs, no sms, no customer care, no nodal officer number working. Full network shutdown. Only in Airtel 3G outgoing ,incoming, sms,… Read more »
Fahad
December 27, 2011 1:31 pm 1:31 PM

Abhijit :
Airtel 2G network completely down from early morning in whole Mumbai circle.. No outgoing,no incoming, no Gprs, no sms, no customer care, no nodal officer number working. Full network shutdown. Only in Airtel 3G outgoing ,incoming, sms, video calls working but no 3G internet working. Mumbai Airtel Mumbai numbers not working in roaming Airtel network also.

Yes their is a problem with west circles and they have mentioned as well as apologized for the same on facebook….
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