Satellite Phones in India

YET members may be interested to hear that the use of satellite phones in India is illegal unless a license is obtained from the Department of Telecommunications in India. This was brought about after intelligence revealed use of satellite phones by terrorist factions, and the Immigrations and Customs officials at all airports are on standby to search luggage and ask for declaration by passengers. You can find out more on the following links:

http://www.lawyersclubindia.com/notice_circulars/-Regarding-illegal-use-of-Satellite-Phones-in-India-3175.asp

http://in.news.yahoo.com/three-satellite-phones-seized-broadcasting-firm-132300058.html

http://www.dot.gov.in/inmarsat/inmarsatindex.htm