August 2nd, 2022 11:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

5G Spectrum Auction: Spectrum Acquisitions of Adani Data Networks

India's 5G Spectrum Auction successfully concluded on the 1st of August. Every telco has acquired spectrum based on its needs or capabilities. There is a fourth participant from a non-telco background that participated in the spectrum auction for the first time, and everyone knows it is Adani Data Networks. We have covered spectrum acquisitions of telcos in our earlier story, and in this story, we will look into the spectrum... Read More

August 2nd, 2022 8:17 PM 0 COMMENTS

Telcos Focused on 1800 MHz Band During 5G Spectrum Auctions, Here’s Why

This particular spectrum auction was one of the biggest ever for India and its future. The amount of money spent by the telcos is the highest ever spent on spectrum auctions. This was because the telcos wanted to shift to 5G as well as the presence of relaxed payment terms. One thing that's great for the telcos is that there is no SUC on the new spectrum, and the floor... Read More

August 2nd, 2022 7:20 AM 6 COMMENTS

India 5G Spectrum Auction 2022: Spectrum Acquisitions of Airtel, Jio and Vodafone Idea Tabulated

India 5G Spectrum Auction 2022 finally concluded after a total of 40 clock rounds on August 1 with a total bid amount of Rs 1,50,173 crore. About 71% (51,236.2 MHz) of the total spectrum that was bid out has been sold. If you are following the series closely, we have already covered the spectrum understanding and related stories precisely this year. Now that the results are out, we know you... Read More

August 1st, 2022 7:27 PM 54 COMMENTS

5G Spectrum Sold During the Auction Enough for Covering India with 5G

Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that the 5G spectrum auction 2022 saw over 71% of the spectrum getting sold. This is a remarkable figure and mostly achieved because of the big contributions from Reliance Jio. Spectrum worth Rs 1,50,173 crore was sold during the auctions. A total of 51.236 GHz of the 72.098 GHz of available airwaves were chosen by the four bidders. As per an ET Telecom report, Union... Read More

August 1st, 2022 7:11 PM 23 COMMENTS

Jio Gets Spectrum Worth Rs 88,078 Crore During 5G Spectrum Auctions 2022

Reliance Jio, India's number one telecom operator, has announced the 5G spectrum it acquired during the 5G spectrum auctions 2022. The telco emerged as the highest bidder for the airwaves by purchasing spectrum worth Rs 88,078 crore from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Jio took airwaves across several bands, including the 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3300 MHz, and 26 GHz. The mid-band and mmWave bands would enable the... Read More

August 1st, 2022 6:52 PM 11 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Acquires Mid-Band and mmWave 5G Spectrum in Priority Circles

The 5G spectrum auctions are finally over now. Vodafone Idea (Vi), the third-largest telecom operator in the country, has announced that it has acquired 5G airwaves in the mid-band (3.3-3.67 GHz) and mmWave (26 GHz) band across its priority circles. Vodafone Idea didn't announce the amount it had to spend for acquiring these airwaves, but the telco has shared a detailed table for its spectrum holdings post the 5G spectrum... Read More

August 1st, 2022 6:08 PM 8 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Spent Rs 43,084 Crore for 19867.8 MHz of 4G and 5G Spectrum

Bharti Airtel, the second-largest telecom operator in India, has just announced that it has spent Rs 43,084 crore for 19867.8 MHz of 4G and 5G spectrum. The spectrum has been secured by Airtel for 20 years. Airtel took airwaves in the 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 3300 MHz, and 26 GHz frequencies. The acquisition of this vast amount of spectrum strapped onto an already industry-best existing pool of spectrum... Read More

August 1st, 2022 2:53 PM 5 COMMENTS

5G Spectrum Auction 2022 is Finally Over: Things You Should Know

The 5G spectrum auction 2022, which started in India on July 26, 2022, is finally over on Day 7 of bidding. On Monday, the telcos finally settled in and stopped bidding. The cumulative bids have totalled Rs 1,50,173 crore. The final figures are still being tallied, said a Hindustan Times report. But since the spectrum auctions are over now, the eyes will be on which telco acquired how much spectrum.... Read More

August 1st, 2022 9:44 AM 5 COMMENTS

Adani Group Now has 5G Spectrum, But Where will It Start

The Adani Group officially ventured into the 5G business when its subsidiary company Adani Data Networks submitted its name as one of the bidders in the 5G spectrum auction. The auctions started in India back on July 26, 2022. The Adani Group has bid for airwaves in the 5G domain only. So, now the company is ready with its resources to provide 5G services. But where will it start? Here's... Read More

August 1st, 2022 12:18 AM 3 COMMENTS

5G Spectrum Auction 2022 Day 6 Concluded: Check Total Bids so far

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) released a report for Day 6 of bidding for the airwaves in the spectrum auction 2022. 5G spectrum is necessary for the telcos to rollout 5G services in India later this year. The auction, which began on July 26, 2022, has now reached its seventh day of bidding. Telcos will meet again today to bid for airwaves. A total of 37 clock rounds have been... Read More

July 31st, 2022 11:48 AM 9 COMMENTS

Spectrum Auction Going on for Days is a Good Sign for India

All the private bidders have shown great support to the government in the 5G spectrum auction of 2022. The telcos have shown their support by giving the government almost Rs 1.5 lakh crore in five days of bidding. The spectrum auction has been moved to day 6, which will be today. What's great here to see is that the bidders have invested money in the 5G spectrum as well as... Read More

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