The delay in contractual negotiations could set Ericsson back SEK 1.5 billion per quarter from 2021 onwards.
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Rollout planned despite India not yet choosing a date for its 5G spectrum auction.
The decision comes a few weeks ahead of the country's 5G auction.
Orange and Proximus will use Nordic network equipment instead.
The spectrum will be auctioned off by the FCC once services rules are finalised.
Huawei continues to be on the US Entity List, however.
The proposal incentivises satellite companies to accelerate their timeframes for freeing up the spectrum.
Mixed reality use cases relying on 5G can be accessed by consumers, but the infrastructure is still yet to come, Optus 5G head says.
Telcos have until mid-February to put in a proposal for the two available licences.
The company bribed Chinese government officials for at least 17 years.