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Will the government extend the timeframe for AGR dues payment to 20 years?

By Pratap Vikram Singh in BFO #354, 23 Aug, 21

Till about a fortnight ago, it appeared that the survival of the number three telecom operator in India, Vi (formerly Vodafone Idea), was dependent on the government and the market leader, Reliance Jio. For cash-strapped Vi, which failed to onboard investors in the last year and is not in a position to raise tariffs unilaterally, the ball was in the government’s court.