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Telecom operators can continue providing 3G roaming facility to mobile phone subscribers beyond their allotted zones through pacts with other service providers after the Supreme Court on Thursday turned down the Centre’s plea to stay an appellate tribunal decision allowing them to provide the facility.
A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and S A Bobde, however, said all rights and obligations arising out of providing such roaming facilities to new subscribers would be subject to the final outcome of the petition filed by the Department of Telecommunication (DoT).
“We don’t see any reason to grant an interim stay order,” the bench said when the government counsel submitted that companies should not be allowed to provide intra-roaming facility to new subscribers during pendency of the appeal. Original post at ET Telecom