High spectrum prices to put pressure on telcos: GSMA

The biggest telecom spectrum auction ended on Wednesday after 19 days of fierce bidding and fetched about Rs 1.10 lakh crore to the government.

'One-time spectrum fee levied to ensure level playing field'

The Empowered Group of Ministers' decision to collect Rs 27,000 crore of one-time spectrum fee from existing telecom operators was aimed at ensuring a level- playing field between old and new firms, sources said.

High spectrum prices not an attempt to kill competition: TRAI

A day after recommending steep hike in spectrum prices, Trai chairman J S Sarma on Tuesday said the high price is not an attempt to stifle competition in the sector.

COAI, AUSPI spar over spectrum pricing

The industry bodies of both GSM and CDMA telecom operators are trading charges against each other on the pricing of spectrum.

TRAI stands by its spectrum price suggestions; tariff may go up

Mobile tariffs could go up in the near future as the telecom regulator TRAI on Thursday stood by its recommendation of over six-fold jump in 2G spectrum price.

2G case: Swamy pleads for fresh testimony

Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Thursday pleaded before a Delhi court that it should bring on record purported new facts that former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and former Telecom Minister A Raja had a role in deciding 2G spectrum prices and entry fee.