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3G spectrum: Era of cheap prices is over; telcos have to change their business models

Jan 29, 2015

3G spectrum: Era of cheap prices is over; telcos have to change their business models

The Modi government has fixed a higher base price for 3G spectrum in the forthcoming auctions. Spectrum will never be sold cheap in India ever, and it is time telcos modified their business models to reflect this reality. #Vodafone #ConnectTheDots #Reliance #RCom #Idea Cellular #TRAI #Airtel #Telecom Commission #2G Spectrum #3G Spectrum Reserve Prices #4 March Spectrum Auctions
3G auction: At Rs 3,705 cr base price, govt likely to net Rs 1,00,000 cr windfall

Jan 29, 2015

3G auction: At Rs 3,705 cr base price, govt likely to net Rs 1,00,000 cr windfall

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a base price of Rs 3,705 crore per megahertz (MHz) for 3G spectrum auction, a move which would help the government garner over Rs 1 lakh crore along with sale of other mobile frequencies. #NewsTracker #3G #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Cabinet #spectrum #base price
Centre defers spectrum auction by a week to 4 March

Jan 27, 2015

Centre defers spectrum auction by a week to 4 March

The government expects to fetch at least Rs 64,840 crore from the sale of radiowaves. This is the biggest auction in terms of base price value of radiowaves being put up for sale. #GDP #NewsTracker #fiscal deficit #Department of Telecom #Spectrum Auction #Radiowaves
Vodafone chief says spectrum 'like oxygen', questions govts charging for it

Jan 23, 2015

Vodafone chief says spectrum 'like oxygen', questions govts charging for it

Vodafone has been raising concerns about high spectrum price in India where it has major presence. #India #Vodafone #TheySaidIt #spectrum #Vittorio Colao #WEF
3G spectrum: Prasad, Parrikar meeting to chalk out middle path on allocation

Jan 21, 2015

3G spectrum: Prasad, Parrikar meeting to chalk out middle path on allocation

Telecom operators have been demanding from the government auction of 20 Megahertz of 3G (2100 Mhz band) spectrum in February but government has only assured auction of 5 Mhz of spectrum. #NewsTracker #Ravi Shankar Prasad #TRAI #Department of Telecom #Manohar Parrikar #Telecom Ministry #3G Spectrum #Telecom Commission #Optical fibre

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FM claws back policy space from SC in Voda: 2G next?

May 09, 2012

FM claws back policy space from SC in Voda: 2G next?

Pranab Mukherjee made it very clear that making policy was government's right, not courts. Does this mean it will make its own 2G auction policy? #2G scam #Policy Watch #Vodafone case #Spectrum Auction
How to get telcos to pipe down: revenue share auctions

May 05, 2012

How to get telcos to pipe down: revenue share auctions

India's telecom sector is screaming blue murder over Trai's spectrum pricing. Maybe they should bid in terms of revenue share. #Vodafone #Bharti #Idea #TRAI #Spectrum War