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Vodafone to launch 4G services in Mumbai today

Vodafone to launch 4G services in Mumbai today

Vodafone India is set to launch its high-speed 4G service in Mumbai on Wednesday following the roll-out in Delhi-NCR last week.

Airtel in talks to buy Augere Wireless for Rs 150 cr

This acquisition will give Airtel hold of additional 20 Mhz broadband wireless spectrum which Augere acquired for Rs 124.66 crore.

CAG seeks 4G roll-out status from DoT

The successful bidders were given five years time to roll-out the 4G services by July 2015.

Reliance Jio to offer voice services too, says official

The voice-dominated domestic telecom space is set to liven up further with corporate giant Reliance Industries, the only national licence holder for 4G spectrum, Friday saying it will be offering not just high speed data but voice services as well.

Telecom Ministry issues LoI for new licence to Reliance Jio

The telecom ministry has approved new telecom licence for country's only pan-India 4G spectrum holder Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and issued letter of intent to the company for taking the licence.

'RIL firm may share RCom spectrum, launch 4G service by Dec'

Billionaire Ambani brothers this week struck a Rs 1,200 crore deal wherein Mukesh will use his younger sibling Anil's optic fibre network for launch of his telecom venture.

Telecom Commission clears way for Mukesh Ambani's re-entry into mobile

Inter-ministerial body Telecom Commission Monday approved a recommendation that allows companies having ISP licences and holding 4G spectrum to offer phone calls services by paying a fee of Rs 1,658 crore each, a decision that left industry bodies divided.

Govt to auction 700Mhz spectrum for 4G services next year

"We are going to auction the 700 band in any case by 2014," Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said during the commissioning of country's first lab for measuring specific absorption rate (SAR) for mobile handsets.

4G spectrum base price should be 8 times of 3G's: Infotel

Infotel Broadband, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has suggested that the reserve price of the 4G spectrum should be fixed 7 to 8 times higher than that of 3G radio waves.

Telcos differ on timing of 4G spectrum auction

While government plans to auction spectrum band for 4G services (700 Mhz) by end of this year, most telecom operators, except Bharti Airtel, have said it is not the right time to do it.

EGoM decides to free 700 Mhz spectrum for 4G services

An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on Monday decided to allocate 700 Mhz spectrum for offering fourth-generation or 4G telecom services.

Govt to auction 4G spectrum this year: Sibal

India is looking at holding spectrum auctions for the fourth generation (4G) mobile services by the end of this year, besides finalising plans to sell off radio waves for the 2G services, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has said.