5G rollout, bad optics: SC order on AGR dues to have a far reaching impact

Potential developments in the telecom sector remain uncertain right after the Supreme Court (SC) listening to on Thursday, the place the federal government asked for letting a staggered payment of adjusted gross profits (AGR) exceptional and waived curiosity prices on telecom PSUs. SC has also asked telecom organizations to file economic statements and preset the future listening to for the AGR-associated dues scenario in July, when the DoT will also take into account proposals created by the telecom organizations.

Vodafone Plan (VIL) would be the worst-impacted if the AGR exceptional are unable to be staggered or waived, but Bharti Airtel would also be beneath pressure. Vodafone lacks the sources to services more than Rs 53,000 crore in AGR need and the promoters are unwilling to spend a lot more. The enterprise has mentioned it are unable to elevate lender ensures for the mentioned volume.

On the other hand, Bharti Airtel

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