Roundup: IPL SMS Game Withdrawn, GSM Operators add 8.9mn users in April..and more

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IPL SMS Game Withdrawn
The controversial SMS game in the IPL, which has evoked strong criticism for promoting gambling, was discontinued on Tuesday.

DoT mulls uniform licence fee for all types of telecom services
The Department of Telecom is considering doing away with the existing variable licence fee structure for telecom operators and replacing it with a uniform rate for all types of services.

DoT to revoke ByCell’s licences

DoT has taken a decision to revoke the licences issued to Russian venture ByCell. The move follows concerns raised by the Home Ministry about the company’s shareholding and source of funds

GSM operators add 8.9 m users in April

GSM operators added a total of 8.9 million new users in April compared with 11.2 million new subscribers in March, according to numbers released by the Cellular Operators Association of India.

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