The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has levied a Rs 28.1 million fine on Bharti Airtel for failure to curb unsolicited commercial communications (UCC) in the quarter ended December 2021. 

In a regulatory filing, Airtel submitted the details of the order issued to the company by TRAI under the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations (TCCCPR), 2018. The operator said that TRAI has levied a financial disincentive of Rs 28,139,000 for failure to curb UCC sent through the company’s network for the complaints as required under the TCCCPR, 2018 for the quarter ended December 2021. 

According to Airtel, it is reviewing the order and evaluating the next steps in this matter.