Pan-India BWA licence-winner Infotel, which was recently acquired by Reliance Industries Ltd., on Tuesday said it had paid its winning bid amount — Rs.12,847 crore — to the government.
Similarly, other players that have won various others telecom circles have also made their payments. They are — Bharti Airtel (Rs.3,314 crore), Qualcomm (Rs.4,912 crore), MTNL (Rs.4533 crore for Mumbai and Delhi) and Aircel (Rs.3,438 crore).
However, payment status of BSNL could not be ascertained. The state-owned telecom PSU has to pay Rs.8,313 crore for pan-India BWA licence (sans Delhi and Mumbai). June 22 (Tuesday) was the last day for making payment.