are due to expire in 2014.
RJIL referred to the submission made by GSM industry body, Cellular Operators Association of India, Assocham and top executives of leading GSM mobile operators and said the representations do not necessarily put forward the correct facts and might mislead the government.
The joint communication by Bharti Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal, Vodafone India CEO Marten Pieters, Idea Cellular Managing Director Himanshu Kapania, Uninor Chairman Sigve Brekke demanded that the government implement a flat SUC across the industry.
If that is not possible at present, they added, then it should levy uniform charge of 1 per cent for all the players deploying the 4G technology.
Without naming RJIL, COAI has said that by allowing BWA spectrum players to migrate to Unified Licence (new licensing regime) the terms of agreement have already been changed for the BWA players.
"These players cannot be heard to say that the terms of NIA are sacrosanct and cannot be changed," COAI said.