Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 15:00
Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Reliance Jio Infocomm, Aircel, Reliance Communications and Telewings (Uninor) have won spectrum in 1800 Mhz band cumulatively for Rs 37,572.60 crore.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 15:14
The Department of Telecom has extended the spectrum payment date to March 3 for companies that won radiowaves in the recently concluded auction.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 17:41
The auction for 900 Mhz and 1800 Mhz bands saw strong contest for the radiowaves among eight telecom companies, with the bidding stretching to 68 rounds.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 21:56
Aggressive bidding was seen on the 9th day of telecom spectrum auction for 1800 Mhz band, taking the total value of radiowaves to Rs 61,093.83 crore Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 23:31
Spectrum usage charge, which is levied annually by government as percentage of revenue earned by telecom companies from telecom services, varies between 3 to 8 percent in case of mobile operators.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 13:02
"We will need to re-calculate it (the one-time spectrum charge) once auctions are completed," a DoT official said.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 23:08
"The reply (to Trai letter) will go today," an official source said.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 18:29
Trai had suggested that the annual SUC be set at a flat 3 percent of companies' revenue for the spectrum they buy from auctions.
Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 12:22
Cutting down proposed 60 day process to 42 days for sale of telecom airwaves, the Department of Telecom has issued the main document - Notice Inviting Application - to start spectrum auction from January 23.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 18:58
The EGoM also asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to suggest a base price for the 800 MHz spectrum, which is used by CDMA operators such as Sistema.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 12:46
The government expects to garner over Rs 11,300 crore from the upcoming auction.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 15:22
The Department of Telecom wants to have a new and more rational approach to penalty norms for telecom operators before the commencement of next spectrum auction.
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