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Govt to complete spectrum harmonisation by Dec-end

The government will complete by December-end the spectrum harmonisation process to facilitate additional 3G airwaves for commercial use.

Sep 27, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

TRAI stands by proposals on spectrum sharing/trading norms

Sectoral regulator TRAI has reiterated most of its recommendations on spectrum sharing and trading guidelines while clarifying that airwaves acquired through trading can also be shared.

May 21, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

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

Spectrum auction Day 14: Govt's kitty grows to Rs 1.09 lakh cr

The government's telecom spectrum auction kitty Thursday rose marginally to reach Rs 1.09 lakh crore at the end of the 14th day with robust bidding taking place in the 800 MHz band.

Mar 19, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Spectrum auction: Day 13 sees bids of Rs 108,000 crore

The government received commitments of Rs 108,000 crore from telecom operators at the end of bidding on Wednesday, the 13th day of radio frequency spectrum e-auctions.

Mar 18, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Spectrum auction Day 12: Bids reach Rs 1,07,000 crore

The government's spectrum auction kitty Tuesday rose to Rs 1,07,000 crore at the end of 12th day of the biggest sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.

Mar 17, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

Spectrum auction bids cross Rs 1 lakh crore mark

Government's proceeds from the spectrum auction Thursday crossed Rs 1 lakh crore mark as aggressive bidding took place across all bands on the eighth day of the biggest sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.

Mar 12, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Cabinet approves Rs 3,705 cr per MHZ as base price for 3G spectrum auction

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Rs 3,705 crore per MHZ in the 2100 MHz band as base price for 3G spectrum auction, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Jan 28, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

Cabinet likely to take up 3G spectrum pricing today

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider on Wednesday the reserve price for spectrum auction in the 2100 MHz band, which is being used for providing 3G mobile services.

Jan 28, 2015, 09:57 AM IST

Cabinet likely to take up 3G spectrum pricing Wednesday

The Cabinet is likely to consider Wednesday the reserve price for spectrum auction in the 2100 MHz band, which is being used for providing 3G mobile services.

Jan 27, 2015, 22:50 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

Prasad, Parrikar meeting to resolve 3G spectrum

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will be meeting Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to resolve issues related to 3G spectrum.

Jan 21, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Telecom Commission suggests Rs 3,705 cr per Mhz for 3G

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission has suggested a base price of Rs 3,705 crore per megahertz as 3G spectrum base price for upcoming auction, about 11 percent higher than what companies paid for the same in 2010 sale.

Jan 19, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

3G spectrum price to be placed before Cabinet this week

Telecom Ministry will this week place before the Cabinet for approval the 3G spectrum base price for the auction planned in February.

Jan 19, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

TRAI reiterates its proposals on 3G spectrum pricing

Standing by its proposals on 3G base pricing, sectoral regulator TRAI Thursday reiterated that enough spectrum in 2100 MHz should be made available for the February auction as otherwise it will "artificially increase" the market price in the band.

Jan 15, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

TRAI keeps 3G spectrum base price unchanged, auction in February

Telecom regulator TRAI on Thursday kept the base price of 3G spectrum unchanged at Rs 2,720 crore per megahertz stating all spectrum in 2100 MHz band will be auctioned in February.

Jan 15, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Telcos raise interference problem from Pakistan in 3G spectrum

Telecom operators on Tuesday raised the issue of interference in mobile phone airwaves from Pakistan in border states and demanded that government ensure spectrum being put up for sale are free from this problem.

Jan 13, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

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.

Jan 07, 2015, 12:16 PM IST

COAI hails TRAI's recommendations on 3G spectrum auction

The recommended 3G spectrum base price is about 19 percent lower than what operators paid in 2010.

Jan 01, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

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.

Dec 31, 2014, 12:10 PM IST