And if clause 8 of UASL
does not apply on Swan, the entire case against Balwa and Reliance falls apart and it will have huge ramifications, including in the case against him.
"We would like to reiterate that Essar has complied with all conditions of clause 8 under UASL
guidelines (dealing with cross-holding) in totality and all the facts which have been given at the time of submitting the application for telecom licence i.e, shareholding/ownership have been independently verified by the government agencies," Essar Group said.
Under the Unified Access Service License ( UASL
) and the ISP License Agreement, firms are required to provide " access to all call data records as well any other electronic communication".
For example, the new regime requires companies to pay a flat fees of eight per cent of adjusted gross revenue while for UASL
( unified access service licence) and other licences given earlier, the fees differs from circle to circle and type of services." The new regime offers access to all kinds of telecom services with a single licence.
"No order is required," a bench comprising justices GS Singhvi and AK Ganguly said for the affidavit filed by Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) accusing Sibal of favoring RCOM by reducing the penalty from Rs650 crore to Rs five crore for alleged violations in the Unified Access Service Licence (UASL
In November 2003, the government endorsed a plan for a UASL
regime that called for a single licence for BSOs and cellular carriers.
The CBI in its charge sheet filed in a special court on Saturday said that it was only the Swan and Unitech which conspired with Raja as "no material could be collected during the investigation conducted so far that other UASL
(Unified Access Service Licence) applicant companies also conspired with accused A Raja and other accused public servant not to enhance the entry fee".
Currently, telecom companies are allowed to hold 10- per cent stake in different entities offering mobile services in the same circle as per the existing Unified Access Service Licence ( UASL
But the government has contended that the Universal Access Service Licence ( UASL
) conditions specifically exempt only four items from AGR calculation.
THE Telecom Commission on Friday finalised the terms and conditions for Unified Access Service Licence ( UASL
) to be issued to players that win spectrum in the forthcoming 2G auction paving the way for companies such as Mukesh Ambani- run Infotel Broadband to participate in the bidding.