Reliance Jio is making sure that Airtel and Vodafone pay their dues.
Reliance Jio is making sure that Airtel and Vodafone pay their dues.(Photo: Erum Gour/The Quint)
  • 1. What is the Issue Between Telecom Operators?
  • 2. What is Reliance Jio Saying?
  • 3. The Jio and COAI Tussle
  • 4. What Happens Next?
Why Are Reliance Jio, Airtel & COAI Fighting Over Telecom Debt?

Over the past few days, telecom giants Reliance Jio, Airtel and operator body Cellular Operator Association of India (COAI) have been fighting in public over issues related to spectrum dues and adjusted gross revenue (AGR) levied on the telcos after a recent judgement from the Supreme Court.

This has a direct impact on the how the sector grows in the coming years and whether India is staring at the possibility of a duopoly in the telecom sector.

We take an in-depth look at the situation that has caused this tension and where it is headed.

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