Telecom Commission sends back spectrum sharing/trading norms to Trai

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission (TC) on Wednesday decided to send back Trai proposals on spectrum sharing and trading guidelines as it seeks more clarification on certain issues.

Telecom Commission sends back 3G spectrum proposals to Trai

In 2010, the final 3G spectrum rate paid by telecom operators was Rs 3,349.87 crore per megahertz.

TRAI recommends 3G spectrum base rate at Rs 2,720 cr per Mhz

Government in 2010 had auctioned 3G spectrum at pan-India reserve price of Rs 3,500 crore per megahertz.

Spectrum auction: Trai recommends 3G spectrum base price at Rs 2,720 cr per MHz

The government plans to conduct 3G spectrum auction along with 2G radiowaves sale in February.

Cabinet approves spectrum base price; to fetch Rs 48,000 cr

The Cabinet Monday fixed the minimum price for selling telecom spectrum at up to about half the rate set at the previous auction to net at least Rs 48,000 crore in revenue from the sale planned in January.

EGoM to discuss spectrum auction, M&A policy Friday

The Empowered Group of Ministers on telecom, headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, is likely to discuss on Friday the details of the third round of spectrum auction as well as M&A guidelines for the sector.

Telecom Commission recommends higher base price for spectrum auction

Telecom Commission, Wednesday recommended raising reserve price for auction of pan-India mobile phone spectrum by 15 percent over the one suggested by TRAI, and 25 percent higher in case of key circles like Delhi and Mumbai.

TRAI stands by its proposal for cut in auction reserve price

Telecom regulator TRAI Wednesday reiterated its recommendations for a sharp 60 percent cut in the reserve or base price for sale of mobile phone spectrum in an upcoming auction.

Spectrum auction should happen quickly as govt need rev: Sibal

The Minister, however, refused to share a timeline for the upcoming auction.

Cabinet okays 30% cut in spectrum reserve price for 4 circles

The Cabinet Thursday approved a 30 percent cut in the reserve price for sale of mobile phone spectrum in four zones that went unsold in the recent damp-squib auction.

Floor price for spectrum auction fixed at Rs 14,000 crore

The auction is crucial for companies like Uninor and Sistema Shyam Teleservices, who have time till September 7 to offer their services after which they will be forced to close down their operations in case they fail to get a licence.

Mulayam writes against reduction of spectrum price to PM

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying the government should not give into demands of certain telecom companies which want the minimum price set for spectrum auction reduced.

EGoM to meet on June 5 for fixing spectrum base price

An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, will meet on June 5 to decide on the base price for the much-awaited auction of telecom spectrum.

2G: Auction price 10 times more than '08 rate

Telecom regulator TRAI Monday set Rs 3,622.18 crore as base or minimum price for pan-India spectrum in the auction of radio waves which is to be held following the Supreme Court cancelling 122 licenses.