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Government earned Rs 35 thousand crore from telcos in last three years

Government today said it has earned a total revenue of about Rs 35,792 crore from telecom companies under various charges during the last three years. It has earned Rs 61 crore so far in the curre

  • Published: August 4, 2014 5:40 PM IST
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Government today said it has earned a total revenue of about Rs 35,792 crore from telecom companies under various charges during the last three years. It has earned Rs 61 crore so far in the current fiscal. Also Read - Coronavirus: Telecom operators urge DoT to offer free access to critical sites

The government earned revenue of Rs 11,396.2 crore in 2011-12, Rs 11,439.27 crore in 2012-13 and Rs 12,957.42 crore in 2013-14 from various telecom companies, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. He said Rs 19,495.09 crore have been earned from 2011-12 to 2013-14 and current year (up to June 2014) towards spectrum charges. Also Read - Apple iPhone: South Korean FTC claims that the company is passing the cost on to carriers

The government has Rs 13,200.58 crore as outstanding amount from telecom operators including spectrum charges and licence fee. The government also has an outstanding amount of Rs 13,363.22 crore from mobile operators whose licences were cancelled by the Supreme Court. Prasad said the government has issued demand notices and penalties imposed on telecom operators for not paying spectrum charges and licence fee. Also Read - Bharti Airtel launches a new Rs 23 prepaid recharge plan that increases your account validity by 28 days

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  • Published Date: August 4, 2014 5:40 PM IST



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