Joining Order

A fresh set of rules to govern telecom firm mergers is being floated within the industry for comment by August 6.
The draft outlines how the telecom watchdog should respond to merger situation and how the merged operators should behave. rn

rnInformation and infrastructure sharing, cross subsidisation and other practices that give the firs and unfair advantage over other operators will be strictly out of limits with the new rules.rn

rnIf firms do merge, they will be required to maintain separate business and accounts and continue to operate independently of each other.rn