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Government gets entire upfront payment from spectrum auction

Government gets entire upfront payment from spectrum auction

🕔11:36, 10.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 10  The telecom firms have paid the entire upfront payment amount of Rs.28,872 crore to the government for the spectrum auction that took place in March, according to sources. Thursday was the last day for the payment.

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India needs more spectrum for better connectivity: TRAI chief

India needs more spectrum for better connectivity: TRAI chief

🕔11:30, 31.Mar 2015

Bengaluru, March 31  India has to increase the quantum of spectrum (airwaves) for better mobile connectivity and speedy downloads, its telecom regulatory panel chief said on Monday. “Unless we have more spectrum, we cannot increase the speed for faster connectivity

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Reliance Jio says spectrum won for 13 service areas

Reliance Jio says spectrum won for 13 service areas

🕔11:44, 27.Mar 2015

Mumbai, March 27  Reliance Jio Infocomm, a part of industrialist Mukesh Ambani-led group, Thursday said it has acquired the right to use telecom spectrum in 13 key circles across India after the recently-concluded auction. With this, in addition to the

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Spectrum bids total Rs.105,000 crore after 17 days of auction

Spectrum bids total Rs.105,000 crore after 17 days of auction

🕔11:59, 24.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 24  The government has received cumulative commitments of Rs.105,000 crore from telecom operators during the 17 days of e-auctions since March 4 for the award of radio frequency spectrum, an official statement said here. Seven fresh rounds

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Spectrum auction: Day 13 sees bids of Rs.108,000 crore

Spectrum auction: Day 13 sees bids of Rs.108,000 crore

🕔10:17, 19.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 19  The government received commitments of Rs.108,000 crore from telecom operators at the end of bidding on Wednesday, the 13th day of radio frequency spectrum e-auctions. “The bidding is taking place in all bands. Brisk bidding was

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Spectrum auction sees bids of Rs.94,000 crore at end of Day Five

Spectrum auction sees bids of Rs.94,000 crore at end of Day Five

🕔12:49, 10.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 10  After Day Five of e-auctions for radio frequency spectrum or airwaves for telecom operators on Monday, the government had a total commitment of Rs.94,000 crore in terms of highest bids from the eight companies in the

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Spectrum auction sees bids of Rs.77,000 crore at end of day three

Spectrum auction sees bids of Rs.77,000 crore at end of day three

🕔09:52, 7.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 7  Day three of the e-auction of radio frequency spectrum, or airwaves, with the eight companies in the fray made an offer for Rs.77,000 crore at the end of the 17th round, the government said on Friday.

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Spectrum auction sees bids of Rs.65,000 crore at end of Day Two

Spectrum auction sees bids of Rs.65,000 crore at end of Day Two

🕔08:30, 6.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 5 Day Two of the e-auction of radio frequency spectrum, or airwaves, for telecom services saw bids placed for all the four frequencies on the block, with the eight companies in the fray making an offer for

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Government all set for spectrum auction starting March 4

Government all set for spectrum auction starting March 4

🕔09:34, 27.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 27  The government is all set to go for telecom airwaves auction starting on March 4 and is unfazed by the Supreme Court order Thursday that finally gave a go ahead to the 2G spectrum auction, a

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Ambanis, six others apply for spectrum auction

Ambanis, six others apply for spectrum auction

🕔11:10, 17.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 17  Eight telecom operators, including Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm, have submitted applications to participate in the upcoming spectrum auction starting March 4. Mukesh’s brother Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications has also applied. The other operators are Bharti

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TRAI proposes 10 percent hike in spectrum auction reserve price

TRAI proposes 10 percent hike in spectrum auction reserve price

🕔10:18, 16.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 16  The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday recommended around 10 percent hike in the reserve price for 1800 MHz band spectrum auction compared to the last winning price in the February 2014 sale. “In the

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