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Spectrum trading may curb excessive bidding in auction: Fitch

Ability of telecom operators to trade spectrum may curtail excessive bidding in future auctions, credit rating agency Fitch said Thursday.

Govt gets Rs 32,300 cr upfront payment from spectrum sale

The government has received a total upfront payment of over Rs 32,300 crore from telecom players against the spectrum sold during the March auction, well above the minimum outstanding due of Rs 28,835.34 crore.

Spectrum auction: Govt receives all upfront amount of Rs 28,872 cr

Telecom companies have paid the entire upfront money of about Rs 28,872 crore to the government for the airwaves they acquired during the last month's auction.

India's top three mobile phone operators spend $13.6 billion in airwaves auction

India`s top three mobile phone network operators have spent a combined $13.6 billion in a government auction of airwaves to secure almost 80 percent of the spectrum on offer, reinforcing their positions in the world`s second-biggest mobile market.

Spectrum auction Day 14: Govt's kitty grows to Rs 1.09 lakh cr

The government's telecom spectrum auction kitty Thursday rose marginally to reach Rs 1.09 lakh crore at the end of the 14th day with robust bidding taking place in the 800 MHz band.

Spectrum auction: Day 13 sees bids of Rs 108,000 crore

The government received commitments of Rs 108,000 crore from telecom operators at the end of bidding on Wednesday, the 13th day of radio frequency spectrum e-auctions.

Spectrum auction Day 12: Bids reach Rs 1,07,000 crore

The government's spectrum auction kitty Tuesday rose to Rs 1,07,000 crore at the end of 12th day of the biggest sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.

Spectrum auction Day 11: Bids reach Rs 1,03,046 crore

Spectrum auction Day 11: Bids reach Rs 1,03,046 crore

Government's spectrum auction kitty Monday rose marginally to Rs 1,03,046 crore at the end of 11th day of the biggest sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.

Spectrum auction Day 9: Kitty stands at Rs 1.01 lakh cr

As per the Department of Telecom , the total auction proceeds were Rs 1,02,057 crore till yesterday with sale of about 86 percent of the available spectrum in various bands.

Spectrum auction bids cross Rs 1 lakh crore mark

Spectrum auction bids cross Rs 1 lakh crore mark

Government's proceeds from the spectrum auction Thursday crossed Rs 1 lakh crore mark as aggressive bidding took place across all bands on the eighth day of the biggest sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.

Spectrum auction Day 7: Bids reach Rs 96,000 crore

Bids for spectrum grew to around Rs 96,000 crore at the end of seventh day of auction Wednesday, after surprisingly dipping to Rs 92,200 crore yesterday for the biggest-ever sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.

Spectrum auction Day 6: Price moderates, kitty dips to Rs 92,200 cr

Spectrum auction Day 6: Price moderates, kitty dips to Rs 92,200 cr

The telecom spectrum auction kitty surprisingly dipped to Rs 92,200 crore at the end of sixth day of bidding Tuesday, as bid price moderated after surging for five straight days for the biggest ever sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.

Coal, spectrum sale proceeds cross Rs 3-lakh crore; beats CAG figure

Coal, spectrum sale proceeds cross Rs 3-lakh crore; beats CAG figure

The auction kitty from sale of coal mines and telecom spectrum Monday swelled to over Rs three lakh crore -- exceeding all estimates including by CAG for value of such resources, which have been at the centre of two major scams in the recent years.

Spectrum auction Day 5: Govt garners bids worth Rs 94,000 cr

Spectrum auction Day 5: Govt garners bids worth Rs 94,000 cr

The government has garnered Rs 94,000 crore worth of bids from telecom players at the end of five days of spectrum auction Monday.

Spectrum auction Day 3: Govt garners bids worth Rs 77,000 cr

Spectrum auction Day 3: Govt garners bids worth Rs 77,000 cr

The DoT added the auction of spectrum in 2100 MHz, 1800 MHz, 900 MHz and 800 MHz Bands recommenced Friday and 6 rounds of bidding were completed.

Day 2 of spectrum auction ends; bids grow to Rs 65,000 cr

Day 2 of spectrum auction ends; bids grow to Rs 65,000 cr

The government was expecting to raise over Rs 82,000 crore from the auction, but the final amount may go much higher if bids continue at such an aggressive pace.

Spectrum auction Day 2: Govt receives bids in all 4 bands

Spectrum auction Day 2: Govt receives bids in all 4 bands

The total spectrum put to auction is 103.75 MHz in 800 MHz band, 177.8 MHz in 900 MHz band and 99.2 MHz in 1,800 MHz band for second generation (2G) telephony.

Telecom auction gets Rs 60,000 cr bids on first day

Telecom auction gets Rs 60,000 cr bids on first day

The biggest ever auction of 2G and 3G airwaves Wednesday began on a high note with operators making bids worth an estimated Rs 60,000 crore after six rounds of bidding in all four bands.

2G spectrum auction will be subject to final verdict: SC

The Supreme Court Thursday made it clear that the auction for 2G spectrum will go ahead according to the schedule from March 4 subject to the outcome of matter before it.

Spectrum auction to start from Feb 25

The next round of spectrum auction for 2G and 3G networks will be held from February 25, through which the government targets to garner at least Rs 64,840 crore.