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Government defers plan to tax mobile touch panel imports: Sources

As per source, the tariff is now likely to be levied from April 2020 if the Indian finance ministry accepts the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology's (MEITY) proposal on the matter.

Reliance Jio, however, declined to take over any past liability of RCom for which the Department of Telecom may raise demand in future.
The handset ecosystem in India is largely concentrated around assembling of phones with value addition done in India stands at around 17 per cent
The new Rs 297 and Rs 594 prepaid Jio recharge plans are unlimited data plans and offer subscription to Jio apps and some SMS benefits
As per the terms and conditions, private FM broadcasters, during trail period, may avoid broadcasting in disturbed or border and Naxalism-affected areas.
Last-mile connectivity in India's fibre networks is reportedly grossly below capacity in comparison with markets such as the US and China.
Airtel during the December quarter recorded sequential increase in average revenue per user of 4.1 per cent at Rs 104 after modifying its customer base measurement.
BSNL has partnered with French company Be-Bound to offer data connectivity through SMS in areas where there is no Internet connectivity or signal breaks.
Bharti Airtel has announced a new long term plan of Rs 1,699. Vodafone Idea, BSNL and Reliance Jio also have yearly plans.
The offer is valid till March 31 this year in most of the cities where Airtel has rolled out its fibre optic-based V-Fiber broadband services.
The government collects license fee and spectrum usage charge (SUC) as a percentage of revenue earned by telecom service providers from sale of telecom services