Aircel to surrender 2G spectrum to government in six loss-making circles

Aircel will halt services in six loss-making circles and will surrender its 2G spectrum to the government in these areas. The operator will be shutting down operations in Uttar Pradesh (West), Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh. Aircel offers 2G services to roughly 4 million users and has network-sharing pacts in these circles with TTSL nd Reliance Communications (RCOM).