January 9th, 2021 2:34 PM 56 COMMENTS

Upcoming Spectrum Auction to See High Demand for 1800 MHz and 2300 MHz Bands

The next round of 4G spectrum auction in India is slated to take place on March 1, 2021. Many believe that the upcoming auction will primarily be focused on operators renewing their expiring spectrums in CY21. But according to a report from ICICI Securities, instead of focusing on the renewal of spectrum, the operators will use this auction to add more spectrum to their portfolio for an easier and faster... Read More

January 8th, 2021 12:55 PM 28 COMMENTS

4G Spectrum Available for Less than Half the Price in Upcoming Auction

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) which decides the price of the spectrum bands or airwaves sold to the telecom operators will be availing the 4G spectrum for less than half the price in the upcoming auctions. Just to be clear, half the price here means half the price of what the operators paid for the spectrum bands in the previously held auctions. The 4G spectrum auction is slated to start... Read More

December 16th, 2020 2:20 PM 22 COMMENTS

4G Spectrum Auctions Might Take Place in March, 2021

The 4G spectrum auctions might take place in March 2021. The Cabinet has a meeting scheduled on Wednesday wherein it might consider the request made by the telecom department for the auctioning of 4G spectrum. As per a report from ET Telecom, one of the officials related to the matter believes that 4G spectrum auction is likely to happen in March next year. Whereas, for the auction of 5G spectrum,... Read More

September 9th, 2019 5:44 PM 1 COMMENTS

Trai Recommended Spectrum Pricing Likely to Get Approved by DCC

The Digital Communications Committee (DCC) which was previously known as the Telecom Secretary, heads the apex telecom related decisionmaking in the country now. The next most crucial decision in line for the committee seems to be regarding the 4G spectrum and 5G airwaves auction. In a new development reported by ET Telecom, the DCC might likely approve the spectrum pricing recommended by the sector regulator, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of... Read More

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