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Travel Advisory for Thuraya Satellite Phones

Posted on: April 06, 2018 | Back | Print

Important Notification for Travellers to India - Ban on Import or Use of satellite phones in India

ALL PERSONS TRAVELLING TO INDIA ARE ADVISED THAT USE OF THURAYA/IRRIDIUM SATELLITE PHONES IS NOT ALLOWED IN INDIA.
BRINGINING OF THURAYA/IRRIDIUM SATELLITE PHONES TO INDIA BY FOREIGNERS IS BANNED.
ALL TRAVELLERS ARE ADVISED TO ENSURE THAT THEY DO NOT CARRY SATELLITE PHONES TO INDIA.
SATELLITE PHONES CARRIED BY TRAVELLERS TO INDIA SHALL BE DETAINED/CONFISCATED AND THE PASSENGER CAN BE PENALIZED UNDER THE RELEVANT SECTIONS OF INDIAN TELEGRAPH ACT.