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Nearly 20 crore SIMs deactivated by service providers in India with total balance Rs 128.9 cr

New Delhi, Dec 3: Telecom regulator TRAI has initiated debate on the issue of operators arbitrarily disconnecting services of customers on the grounds of 'non-usage of numbers' or ‘inactive SIM connections'According to information provided by
PTI December 03, 2012 8:29 IST
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New Delhi, Dec 3: Telecom regulator TRAI has initiated debate on the issue of operators arbitrarily disconnecting services of customers on the grounds of 'non-usage of numbers' or ‘inactive SIM connections'



According to information provided by telecom operators to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, around 20 crore SIMs were inactive for over a certain period of time and the total balance on that account stood at Rs. 128.9 crore.