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Sibal's penalty cut for RCom on USOF is back to haunt him

Updated : Jun 28, 2012

By : FP Editors

Category : Business

Sibal's penalty cut for RCom on USOF is back to haunt him

Kapil Sibal's decision to whittle down RCom's penalties for unilaterally switching off several rural towers may be revisited by a wing in his ministry #BigStory #Kapil Sibal #RCom #USOF
Why RCom is defaulting on its USOF obligations

Updated : Jul 19, 2011

By : Raman Kirpal

Category : Politics

Why RCom is defaulting on its USOF obligations

Reliance Communications has been a big defaulter in meeting its rural telephony obligations under USOF because it is unviable. The company goofed up by overbidding for these circles. #BigStory #Kapil Sibal #RCom #USOF
Who bluffed whom? Sibal may have to rethink RCom decision

Updated : Jul 19, 2011

By : Raman Kirpal

Category : Politics

Who bluffed whom? Sibal may have to rethink RCom decision

A Firstpost investigation to check if Reliance Communications has really switched on its rural base towers — as promised to Kapil Sibal — shows that this is far from being the case. #Kapil Sibal #RCom #Big Story #USOF
RCom's failure prompts Sibal to go after everyone

Updated : Jul 19, 2011

By : Raman Kirpal

Category : Politics

RCom's failure prompts Sibal to go after everyone

Sibal's justification for reducing the penalty on RCom for the switch-off last November was that the company had since restored services. #BigStory #Kapil Sibal #RCom #USOF
PIL in SC seeks CBI probe into Sibal's 'favour' to RCom

Updated : Jul 07, 2011

By : hidden hidden

Category : Politics

PIL in SC seeks CBI probe into Sibal's 'favour' to RCom

An NGO has filed a public interest litigation against Communications Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring Reliance Communications by reducing the penalties recommended by his bureaucrats. #Anil Ambani #Kapil Sibal #Big Story #USOF
Here's Sibal's justification for over-ruling his babus

Updated : Jul 04, 2011

By : FP Editors

Category : Politics

Here's Sibal's justification for over-ruling his babus

When Kapil Sibal reduced the penalties for Reliance Communications for switching off some rural services unilaterally, he justified it by using the in-built provisions of the USOF Agreement rather than the basic telecom licence agreement. #BigStory #Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited #Kapil Sibal #RCom #USOF
RCom gets a multi-crore reprieve for pulling rural telephony plug

Updated : Jul 01, 2011

By : Raman Kirpal

Category : Business

RCom gets a multi-crore reprieve for pulling rural telephony plug

When Reliance Communications suddenly switched off its unviable rural telephony operations, the telecom bureaucracy was not amused. They proposed a hefty fine, but Sibal used different provisions under the USOF agreement to reduce the fines. #BigStory #Anil Ambani #Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited #Kapil Sibal #RCom #USOF
DoT To Provide Broadband In 5,000 Rural Blocks

Updated : Sep 04, 2008

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Category : Biztech

DoT To Provide Broadband In 5,000 Rural Blocks

In each block, about 40 institutional users such as schools, public health centres, panchayats and community service centres (CSC) will get benefit from the broadband connectivity. #Internet #Government #USOF #Department of Telecom #DoT #broadband #Universal Service Obligation Fund #Rural Blocks