Spectrum auction kitty rises to Rs 1.09 lakh crore

Spectrum auction kitty rises to Rs 1.09 lakh crore

Government's kitty from the telecom spectrum auction on Tuesday rose to Rs 1.09 lakh crore with the provisional allocation of 89 percent radiowaves made at the end of the 18th day.

Govt likely to raise Rs 90,000 cr from telecom auction: Crisil

Govt likely to raise Rs 90,000 cr from telecom auction: Crisil

Telecom players will bid aggressively in the forthcoming spectrum auction and the government may be able to raise Rs 90,000 crore through the sale of radiowaves, credit rating agency Crisil said Monday.

Govt earmarks spectrum for defence; ends 8-yr sharing dispute

Ending 8-year long dispute over spectrum sharing with defence, the Cabinet Wednesday earmarked bands for exclusive use of security establishment while making available the remaining radiowaves for commercial use in areas like telecom and broadcasting.

Telecom Commission likely to meet on Dec 8

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission (TC) is likely to meet on December 8 to deliberate on the next round of spectrum auction proposed to be held in February.

TRAI reiterates its proposals on spectrum auction

Telecom regulator TRAI on Monday said it stands by its proposals, including spectrum reserve price, taking back airwaves from BSNL, swapping 2100 MHz with defence forces and increasing supply of radiowaves.

Spectrum price: DoT panel for applying same method used in Feb

The next round of spectrum auction is proposed to be held in February 2015 from which government is estimated to garner at least Rs 9,355 crore.

Spectrum auction: Last date for payment extended to March 3

The Department of Telecom has extended the spectrum payment date to March 3 for companies that won radiowaves in the recently concluded auction.

Bids worth Rs 59K cr pour in for spectrum by end of day 8

The government has received about Rs 59,000 crore of bids in the ongoing auction of telecom spectrum at the end of the 8th day, with demand for the premium 900 Mhz band appearing to taper off.

Spectrum bids reach Rs 56,190 cr after 40 rounds of auction

Government has received bids worth Rs 56,190 crore from telecom companies after 40 rounds of bidding on the sixth day of the ongoing spectrum auction Saturday for 900 Mhz and 1800 Mhz bands.

Recommendations on 800 Mhz base price by month-end: TRAI

Sectoral regulator Trai will release recommendations on the reserve price for auctioning the 800 MHz band, used for offering CDMA mobile services, by the end of this month.

Airtel, Vodafone, RJIL, 5 others apply for spectrum auction

Eight telecom operators including Vodafone, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio Infocomm Wednesday applied for spectrum auction slated for February 3, raising hopes that the government would garner more than Rs 11,343 crore from it.

Changes in ionosphere observed during solar eclipse

Changes in the lowest
part of earth-ionosphere have been observed by the scientists
from the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism who conducted experiments on Very Low Frequency radiowaves during total solar eclipse on July 22.