Operators Started Submitting 3G License Fees RCOM To Be The First

By May 31st, 2010 AT 2:49 PM

Operators Started Submitting 3G License Fees RCOM To Be The FirstReliance Communications today announced that it has  made a payment of Rs 8585.04 crores towards 3G spectrum fees to Department of Telecommunications.

RCOM was amongst the only three private telecom operators who won 3G spectrum in 13 circles including the most lucrative Circles Mumbai and Delhi. The win for RCOM maximizes circle coverage on a more conservative spend.

RCOM won 3G spectrum in all circles where it has 900 MHz spectrum. The 13 circles where it has obtained 3G spectrum includes all high growth ‘C’ circles for less than Rs 500 crores.

This makes RCOM the only operator that has pan India 3G capability in CDMA and among the top 3 with highest coverage in WCDMA.The Circle-wise break-up of the Rs 8585.04 crore 3G spectrum fees paid by RCOM to Department of Telecommunications is

Circle 3G Spectrum Fee Circle 3G Spectrum Fee
Delhi Rs 3316.93 crore West Bengal Rs 123.63 crore
Mumbai Rs 3247.07 crore Himachal Pradesh Rs 37.23 crore
Kolkata Rs 544.26 crore Bihar Rs 203.46 crore
Punjab Rs 322.01 crore Orissa Rs 96.98 crore
Rajasthan Rs 321.03 crore Assam Rs 41.48 crore
Madhya Pradesh Rs 258.36 crore Jammu & Kashmir Rs 30.3  crore
North East Rs 42.3 crore

RCOM will have minimal 3G network capex investment due to its nationwide state-of-the-art 3G ready GSM network. RCOM will strongly leverage its media, gaming, cinema and broadcasting capabilities to offer its customers a unique “true 3G experience”.

RCOM’s nationwide 3G-Ready network offers a number of innovations to its over 102 million customers. These include:

o   Next-gen electronics for super digital voice clarity

o   Seamless coverage on major railway routes, national and state highways through dedicated mobile towers

o   Access to a Reliance owned fibre network for unlimited capacity – both in India and overseas, resulting in unmatched quality on local, STD or ISD calls

o   Nationwide enhanced capabilities for fastest internet access speeds

o   Stutter-free video capability including numerous TV channels, sports updates as well as access to popular video sharing websites like Youtube

o   Widest R-World mobile content offering entertainment, music, news, cricket, Bollywood, maps and search

o   One-click set-up and access to email and social networking offering convenience of a PC

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hmmmm……………yeh baat bhi hai……….


kyu bhai 1st september ko kya ha jo nhi ho sakta ?????

tufan ji 1st sept ko to spectrum allotment start hoga to 1st sept ko turant sevice kaise start ho sakti hai.

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