– BSNL has decided to take on private operators to cough up carrier charge dues of over Rs. 1,800 crore even as it denies charges by private operators that the state-run telecom operator is trying to hike the charge (interconnect or termination). Read more at IndiaToday

– The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) seeks powers to audit performance of industry regulators SEBI, TRAI and IRDA. Read more at Business-Standard

– Redington (India) has been appointed to distribute Vodafone branded Mobiles & Telecom products across India to the channel addressing the Retail space. Read more at moneycontrol

– The Telecom ministry has approved the draft NFAP(National Frequency Allocation Plan)-2011 which would help in efficient spectrum management and higher mobile penetration in rural areas. Read more at The Hindu

– Vodafone pays Rs 3,900 crore tax ‘under protest’, will contest tax demand in Essar deal in appellate forums. Read more at The Economic Times

– Active users data show new telecom companies’ troubles. Read more at Dnaindia

– Making of India’s regulators. Read more at Business-Standard