March 10th, 2021 4:30 PM 25 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Spent Less at Auctions Because it has Plenty Spectrum: Report

In the recently concluded 4G spectrum auctions, Vodafone Idea (Vi) bought 11.8 MHz of spectrum in five circles for Rs 1,993.4 crores. At the same time, Jio spent more than Rs 50,000 crores, and Airtel spent close to Rs 20,000 crores for acquiring fresh spectrum. According to an ET report, the reason behind Vi spending such less money at the auctions was already owning plenty of spectrum. The Chief Technology... Read More

March 6th, 2021 2:04 PM 14 COMMENTS

Airtel and Jio 5G Duopoly a Strong Possibility After Spectrum Auctions

The 4G spectrum auctions recently concluded for India. As expected, Jio spent the most money buying 488.35 MHz of spectrum by spending Rs 57,123 crores. Airtel spent Rs 18,699 crores and acquired 355.45 MHz of spectrum, followed by Vodafone Idea (Vi), spending Rs 1,993 crores to acquire 11.80 MHz of spectrum. Do you have any idea about how the spectrum auctions affect you and India? If not, three major things... Read More

January 5th, 2021 11:28 AM 39 COMMENTS

4G Spectrum Auction Process Started Formally by DoT, Jio to Be the Main Buyer

The 4G spectrum auction will take place in March 2021 in India. It has been delayed a long time, but the formal process for the auction has been kicked off by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). DoT has started issuing notice inviting applications (NIA) to the operators. The NIA comprises of all the license conditions and rules regarding the auction. In the upcoming 4G spectrum sale, Jio will largely look... Read More

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