Airtel acquires 4G spectrum in 8 circles for Rs 3,500 crore

Airtel acquires 4G spectrum in 8 circles for Rs 3,500 crore

Bharti Airtel, country's largest telecom operator, today announced the acquisition of 20 MHz spectrum in 8 circles from Aircel for Rs 3,500 crore

Apr 08, 2016, 18:50 PM IST
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.

Mar 24, 2015, 20:33 PM IST
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.

Feb 16, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2014, 19:38 PM IST

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.

Nov 24, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

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.

Feb 23, 2014, 15:14 PM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2014, 22:20 PM IST

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.

Feb 08, 2014, 18:49 PM IST

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.

Feb 06, 2014, 16:20 PM IST

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.

Jan 15, 2014, 15:36 PM IST

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.

Aug 04, 2009, 12:17 PM IST