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Spectrum reframing issue will be placed before EGoM: Sibal

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 13:30

The issue of spectrum refarming which may lead to telecom operators like Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular bearing high costs will be placed before the next meeting of Empowered Group of Ministers.

EGoM, GoM on telecom matters may meet within 10 days

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 21:52

Two ministerial panels on telecom matters --EGoM that will decide on the third round of spectrum auction, and GoM that will take a call on revival of BSNL and MTNL-- are likely meet in the next 10 days, sources said.

EGoM on telecom to meet today

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 21:27

The DoT is of the view that auction would witness aggressive bidding if restrictions on the number slot is removed.

EGoM on telecom to discuss status of court cases on Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 20:51

The DoT has already issued the guidelines for the second round of spectrum auction which is expected to fetch around Rs 45,000 crore to exchequer from airwaves sale.

EGoM to discuss roadmap for unsold telecom spectrum today

Last Updated: Friday, December 07, 2012, 09:49

The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom, will hold discussions on Friday on working out a roadmap for spectrum that was unsold in the recent auction.

EGoM on Telecom deferred again

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 22:13

The meeting was deferred following the death of former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral, sources said.

EGoM on telecom to meet on November 29

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 20:50

The Empowered Group of Ministers on telecom, headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, will meet on November 29 in the backdrop of lukewarm response to recently concluded 2G spectrum auction.

EGoM on telecom may meet in first week of Oct

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 22:10

In July, the Cabinet had referred the issue of charging excess spectrum to EGoM. Later in the month, EGoM deferred a decision on this till the outcome of Presidential Reference.

High spectrum fee will lead to tariff hike: COAI to EGoM

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 23:17

Ahead of the scheduled meeting of EGoM on telecom on Friday, GSM industry body COAI has written to the panel's head, Home Minister P Chidambaram, that the new model being considered to fix spectrum base price will lead to hike in tariffs.

Spectrum auction may start in September at earliest

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 23:11

The government is likely to issue the final document for auction of telecom spectrum on August 27, just four days before August 31 deadline set by the Supreme Court to complete the process.

COAI objects to DoT guidelines on spectrum auction

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 23:31

GSM industry body COAI has written to Home Minister P Chidambaram, who is heading the EGoM on telecom, saying guidelines issued by the Department of Telecommunications for auction of airwaves are discriminatory and erroneous in nature.

P Chidambaram appointed head of EGoM

Last Updated: Friday, July 06, 2012, 15:12

Home Minister P Chidambaram was appointed the head of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on spectrum auction.