Day 6 of Spectrum Auctions: Highest demand seen for Kolkata in 900MHz and 1800MHz for MH circle

The Government has received bids worth Rs 56,554 crore from telecom organizations after 42 rounds of auctioning on the sixth day of the spectrum auction for 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands.

For 1800 Mhz band Assam and kolkata witnessed an excess demand of 5 blocks whereas Maharashtra saw an excess demand of 10 blocks for 1800 Mhz. The total spectrum on offer is 46 MHz in 900 MHz band only Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata for 385 MHz in 1,800 MHz bands. Delhi, UP (West), Assam, Gujarat and Maharashtra are seeing abundance interest for 1800 Mhz.



The current auction is done to find a right price of the spectrum and will have no last date. It will go on every week from Monday to Saturday till the time telecom service providers keep bidding. Stay tuned for more information regarding the spectrum auction.

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Muhawid P B
February 12, 2014 8:09 pm 8:09 PM

Why tt is not writing about auctions after day 6? What happened?

February 12, 2014 12:01 pm 12:01 PM
@ Ashish , *121*1#: i got special data offer on Airtel no: 25rs/750MB 2g/15 days, speed is ok 12-15 KB.Airtel has 1800 not 900 MHz in Maharastra. @present idea n bsnl r good for 3G in maharashtra. 4G in rest of maharashtra: R jio sure will provide as already they ve start installing fiber optic cable n bts in my city aurangabad. Hope Airtel to provide it in other parts of maharashtra. But at present very few:3-4 device support 4G 2300 MHz band: iphone 5s: 55-70 k n 1 model of xolo I think. So for 4G we ll ve… Read more »
February 12, 2014 3:37 pm 3:37 PM

Since, they are bidding for 1800 Mhz so they can provide 4g on that I think

Imon Aryan
February 12, 2014 12:15 am 12:15 AM
LATEST>> AUCTION POST REACTIONS >> What to be >> kolkata(2/2) so vodafone and jio is ready to pay more to gain. but airtel is signifacntly less demanded in kolkata than vodafone . and now just airtel tests their network with many changes. that occuring internet slow rate to user. route problem and more .many one reports that just . airtel surely resturcing their network. That may lead to their network weaker than idea coz idea have 1800mhz band and airtel is now 900 band what will expire in nov 14. and idea uses viom cells with additions of indus towers… Read more »