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Advisory against taking satellite phones to India
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Advisory against taking satellite phones to India

            All visa seekers have already been advised against taking and using satellite phones (including Thuraya and Irridium) in India. It is further informed to all visitors to India that under the Indian law, satellite telephone services are not permitted in India.  If any unauthorized use of such satellite telephone sets, such as Thuraya, Irridium etc. is detected, with people including tourists, these sets will be seized and the holder can be prosecuted under Section 6 of Indian Wireless Act and Section 20 of Indian Telegraph Act

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29 January 2018

 

 
 
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