Tata Communications bags Unified License (VNO) authorization for National Area

DoT grants UL-VNO license to Tata Communications with Unified License service authorisation.

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Tata Communications Limited last month bagged a fresh Unified License – Virtual Network Operator [UL(VNO)] license from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). The company’s authorisation was issued by the Telecom Department on 29th November 2021 vide application ID VN20210124.

The license was signed by the Telecom Department three days earlier on 26th November 2021 vide license number 20-1246/2021-AS-I. The VNO license includes authorization for Unified License (UL) service on a pan-India basis with DoT stating the Service Area as ‘National Area’.

Application IdName of the Applicant CompanyLicense/Authorisation NoType of License/AuthorisationLicense/Authorisation Issue DateServiceService AreaLicense/Authorisation Sign Date
VN20210124TATA COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED20-1246/2021-AS-IVNO29-11-2021UL,ULNational Area26-11-2021

The Telecom Department had in October 2021 granted a fresh Unified License (UL) – Virtual Network Operator (VNO) license to Bharti Airtel with multiple license authorizations namely Internet Service Provider (ISP) – A, National Long Distance (NLD), and International Long Distance (ILD), and Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) authorisation as part of its fresh VNO license,

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