Jan 10, 2015 at 13:34 | Source: PTI
A notification was issued by the Department of Telecom in this regard late tonight. The spectrum auction will be held for frequencies in four bands of 800 Mhz, 900 Mhz, 1800 Mhz, 2100 Mhz.
Jan 10, 2015 at 11:26 | Source: PTI
Eager to conduct simultaneous auction of 2G and 3G telecom airwaves, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is likely to approach the Cabinet by January 15 for pricing of 3G spectrum.
Jan 10, 2015 at 10:37 | Source: PTI
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. A notification was issued by the Department of Telecom in this regard on Friday.
Jan 09, 2015 at 11:16 | Source: CNBC-TV18
However, the SC has granted the 2G court the liberty to summon Sunil Mittal and Ravi Ruia again.
Jan 06, 2015 at 11:14 | Source: CNBC-TV18
In an interview to CNBC-TV18 Kulkarni says the move is positive for the entire sector but with 2100 MHz also being auctioned, telecom players like Idea Cellular might see some relief as companies like Bharti Airtel will now bid aggressively for 2100 MHz easing bidding pressure for Idea with regards to the 900 MHz spectrum.
Jan 05, 2015 at 20:28 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The reserve price for 800 MHz is at Rs 3646 crore pan-India per MHz and for 900 MHz at Rs 3980 per band pan India excluding Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta, J&K.
Dec 30, 2014 at 12:19 | Source: CNBC-TV18
According to government sources, it is not necessary to swap 3G spectrum by February, the actual swapping can happen by July. The government is trying to ensure that 2G and 3G auctions are held before March 2015.
Dec 29, 2014 at 11:18 | Source: PTI
The operator had earlier decided to charge VoIP calls on pay as you go basis, at standard data rates of 4 paise per 10 KB on 3G network and 10 paise per 10 KB on 2G network. Besides, it had also announced special VoIP packs.
Dec 15, 2014 at 16:14 | Source: PTI
SC today allowed new CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha to take charge of the investigation and prosecution in the 2G scam cases, over three weeks after it had removed his predecessor from the probe following allegations of trying to protect some accused.
Dec 11, 2014 at 18:19 | Source: CNBC-TV18
According to sources, DoT and Defence Ministry have agreed that the latter will vacate 5 lots in the 2100 MHz category. This effectively means more spectrum will be available to bid for. 3G auction will be held simultaneously with 2G in the upcoming auctions in February.