The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea by NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) challenging grant of 4G licences to Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL).

A bench headed by Cheif Justice T S Thakur at apex court has left the matter on SUC (Spectrum Usage Charge) to the government. He has junked the petition of NGO, which challenged the government’s decision. The bench also includes Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice R. Banumathi.

The court didn’t pass any orders regarding the same, it however, asked the government to look into the issue of SUC.

Apart from this, Reliance Communications announced that it will upgrade its five million CDMA subscribers to 4G network from May 4. The upgrade will be done in phases.

“We will be upgrading our network from CDMA to LTE (a 4G standard) technology,” the Anil Ambani-owned telco said in an April 4 letter to the telecom department. “We would be rolling out LTE services progressively in these service areas from May 4 and necessary intimation will be provided to our existing CDMA subscribers.”

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Initially, the company will roll out the upgrade in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Odisha, and then in the lucrative circles of Delhi and Mumbai. It is being expected that RCom would complete the process by August 15.

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