Telecom major Airtel can have to pay over Rs. 400 cores as migration charge and financial institution guarantee of 1-time spectrum price to merge with its subsidiary Airtel Broadband services Ltd, which holds 4Gspectrum.
“Airtel must pay Rs. 406.09 cores equal to the variation between entry price for united states of Delhi, Haryana, Kerala and Mumbai carrier areas, and entry charge paid for merger of internet license keeping BWA spectrum with United States for respective provider areas,” a respectable source mentioned.
Airtel has utilized for amalgamation of ABSL, which holds wi-fi broadband spectrum that can be used for 4G services, in 4 carrier areas of Delhi, Mumbai, Haryana and Kerala.
ABSL holds web provider supplier license while Airtel holds outdated telecom Unified access provider License that enables company to offer all more or less telecom products and services. Government issued these prior with spectrum for about Rs. 1,658 cores.
At present executive issues Unified Licenses which does no longer comes along with spectrum but permits a company to offer all kind of telecom services and products as per infrastructure it owns.
Airtel will be able to present voice name provider the use of spectrum held via ABSL after amalgamation, the supply said. When contacted, an Airtel spokesperson declined to comment.
However, an organization source said that it already has United States license whereas migration rate is for those firms who do not need it. “Cost for migration will quantity to duplication of fees,” the corporate supply stated.
Earlier, Makes Ambone led Reliance Join Infocomm needed to pay about Rs. 1,673 cores for migrating from ISP license to Unified License that enables it to supply voice call provider.
The reputable source said that Airtel may even have to deposit a bank guarantee of quantity an identical to at least one-time spectrum price requested by means of executive for Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala and Haryana.
Dot has requested Airtel to pay complete of Rs. 5,201 cores as one-time spectrum price for spectrum it used to be allotted past 4.4mhz issued with United States of America.