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Indian Supreme Court’s Telecom Verdict Damages National Interests

Decision goes beyond court’s purpose, punishes wrong people, hurts international image, and will raise prices for Indian consumers Op/Ed Commentary: Chris Devonshire-Ellis Feb. 6 – One day they’ll make a film about this case – corrupt bidding, jailed ministers, a vindictive judge and a cast of 80 million telecom subscribers. India’s Supreme Court on Thursday axed all 122 2G telecom licenses and forced a new bidding process on a government-approved tender that saw both domestic and international telecom investors spend billions on rolling out 2G telecom networks on a national scale serving some 60 million users. Those networks are now … Continue reading

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