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Mauli Cable and Hathway resolve dispute, TDSAT disposes matter

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NEW DELHI: The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal has disposed of a petition by Mauli Cable Network after it informed the Tribunal that an interconnect agreement had been signed with Hathway Cable and Datacom.

Mauli Cable counsel Tushar Singh informed the Tribunal on 8 July 2016 that a part of the sum had also been cleared and the balance would be cleared as directed by the Tribunal on 24 June 2016. Counsel Nasir Hussain of Hathway also agreed with the statement.

The Tribunal had directed Mauli to pay upfront a sum of Rs 15 lakh to when signig a fresh interconnect agreement on 28 June at the office of the latter.

The vacation bench of Member B B Srivastava in its order had noted that Mauli had not denied the amount of Rs 33,27,944 but that the invoice had been raised only on 6 June 2016.

The Tribunal had directed that the balance would be paid within four weeks of its order.

Hathway told the Tribunal that it was providing the signals to Mauli for transmission, thereby answering the question raised by Mauli which had said it was not clear who the agreement was to be signed with.

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