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Carrying/Use of Satellite Phones is Illegal

Posted on: July 06, 2022 | Back | Print

Consulate General of India

"Under Section 20 of the Indian Telegraph Act and Section 6 of the Indian Wireless Act, the carrying of any kind of a satellite phone or its use is prohibited for all foreign citizens. This restriction applies regardless of the type of passport held by that individual. Any such use or possession of a satellite phone, without prior approval, is illegal/unauthorized."