We have pointed out at the time of starting of revenue sharing itself that it will be misused. Not only the government lost more than Rs.100 crore at the initial stage itself, every year it is losing due to the understatement of revenues by the private telecom operators.
The latest is that the CAG has given report pointing about the understatement of revenues of about Rs. 14,800 crore by Tata Teleservices, Telenor, Videocon Telecom, Quadrant and Reliance. The CAG report was presented to the Parliament. Accordingly DOT is expected to issue notice for Rs. 2,578 crore demand on the telcos for payment due to the government. Rs. 2,578 crore.