TRAI issues consultation paper for spectrum auction

TRAI issues consultation paper for spectrum auction

Telecom regulator TRAI Thursday issued consultation paper for valuation and reserve price of spectrum in 7 bands including 700, 900 and 2100 megahertz for the next round of auctions.

Spectrum auction to start from Feb 25

The next round of spectrum auction for 2G and 3G networks will be held from February 25, through which the government targets to garner at least Rs 64,840 crore.

Mobile rates may go up with rise in spectrum reserve price: Industry

High spectrum reserve price would lead to rise in mobile services rates and adversely impact government's Digital India initiative by impeding telecom network expansion, industry said Thursday.

TRAI recommends over 15% rise in CDMA spectrum reserve price

Sectoral regulator TRAI has recommended a reserve price of Rs 3,104 crore per megahertz for CDMA spectrum, which is 15 percent more than the rate it had proposed 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.

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.

Govt cuts CDMA spectrum base price by 50% to attract bidders

With Thursday's reduction in price, existing CDMA players will have to pay one-time spectrum fee on the revised base price.

Spectrum reserve price expensive but not deterrent: TRAI Chief

As the process of auctioning telecom spectrum got underway, sector regulator TRAI Chairman acknowledged that base price set for buying spectrum was expensive but did not see it as deterrent for companies to participate in the auction.

Cabinet may decide on spectrum reserve price today

The Cabinet is likely to meet on Friday to discuss the reserve price and usage charges of spectrum that is to be auctioned as per the Supreme Court order.

Cabinet may decide on spectrum reserve price on Friday

The Cabinet is likely to meet on Friday to discuss the reserve price and usage charges of spectrum that is to be auctioned as per the Supreme Court order.

EGoM recommends lower price for spectrum auction

The Empowered Group of Ministers headed by Home Minister P Chidambaram today decided to recommend to the Cabinet a lower than sector regulator TRAI- proposed reserve price for auction of spectrum.