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Airtel to buy Videocon's spectrum in 6 circles for Rs 4,428 crore

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it will acquire Videocon Telecommunications's spectrum in six circles in the 1800 MHz Band for a consideration of Rs 4,428 crore.

Mar 17, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

BSNL in talks with Airtel for spectrum sharing deal

State-run BSNL is in preliminary discussions with the country's top operator Bharti Airtel for spectrum sharing in four circles and the deal is likely to be finalised by June.

Mar 10, 2016, 13:53 PM IST

Government allows sharing of active telecom infrastructure

Department of Telecom has finally given permission to share antenna, feeder cable and transmission systems.

Feb 16, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

Reliance Communications, Jio sign pact for spectrum trading, sharing

Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications will trade CDMA grade spectrum in 800 MHz band in 9 service areas where Jio doesn't have the radiowaves. In 17 circles, the two companies will share spectrum, both the firms said in press statements.

Jan 18, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

All major policy initiatives for telecom sector taken: Prasad

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Thursday said the government has taken all major policy initiatives needed for the sector like spectrum sharing and trading norms and now telcos should improve their system.

Oct 15, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Regret call drops in India, can be resolved in 6 months: Vodafone

Regretting the problem of call drops in India, Vodafone Wednesday said the issue can be resolved in six months through "collective efforts".

Oct 14, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Call drops more about operational issues: Vodafone CEO

"I am really sorry about the fact that there are (call) drops in India at the level where we would not like them to be," Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao told reporters.

Oct 14, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Govt allows sharing of all mobile spectrum - present and future

The government has allowed sharing of all spectrum available at present, and similar norms will apply to radiowave frequencies in new bands which will be allocated in future.

Oct 01, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Spectrum trading norms by month-end, says Telecom Secy

Government will notify spectrum sharing guidelines in a few days while trading rules will be out by the month-end, a top Department of Telecom official said today.

Sep 18, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Govt may notify spectrum sharing rules in a week

The government on August 12 approved long-awaited spectrum sharing guidelines that provide operators an alternative to acquire more airwaves than only through auction.

Sep 13, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Spectrum sharing positive for telecom sector: Ind-Ra

Spectrum sharing will help large telecom companies address network congestion and make it easier for small players to provide advanced mobile technologies like 3G and 4G, an India Rating research report said today.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

Govt approves spectrum sharing by telcos to reduce call drops

In a bid to ease telecom congestion, the government Wednesday allowed companies to share airwaves in the same band so as to reduce call drops but did not allow leasing of spectrum.

Aug 12, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

Expect Cabinet approval on spectrum sharing by month-end: Secy

The Cabinet is likely to approve by month end the long-awaited guidelines on spectrum trading and sharing, that will pave way for merger and acquisitions in the telecom sector, a senior government official said today.

Jul 03, 2015, 20:55 PM IST

Telecom Commission finalises views on spectrum sharing, trading norms

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission (TC) today said it has finalised its view on the much awaited spectrum sharing and trading guidelines, which will be sent to the Cabinet for final approval by month-end.

Jun 11, 2015, 15:57 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

Prasad reviews spectrum sharing norms with DoT officials

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday reviewed the progress on spectrum sharing and trading guidelines with senior DoT officials.

Apr 20, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Expect spectrum sharing, trading norms in 3 months: DoT Secy

The government is expected to finalise most-awaited spectrum sharing and trading guidelines in three months, Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg said on Monday.

Mar 30, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Sistema keen on spectrum sharing, trading; awaits guidelines

Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which is not participating in the ongoing spectrum auction, is now awaiting sharing and trading guidelines for airwaves for its business expansion.

Mar 24, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

Spectrum sharing, trading guidelines by year-end: Prasad

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said the guidelines for telecom spectrum trading and sharing will be in place by the end of the year.

Sep 13, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

TRAI recommends sharing of all telecom spectrum

In a move that could help companies significantly reduce cost of mobile services, telecom regulator TRAI today recommended allowing sharing of all categories of airwaves held by operators including spectrum allocated at old price of Rs 1,658 crore or assigned without auction.

Jul 21, 2014, 17:28 PM IST