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Revenue receipts from spectrum auctions to fall short unless 700 mhz band price lowered

Jun 24, 2016

Revenue receipts from spectrum auctions to fall short unless 700 mhz band price lowered

The largest ever spectrum auction lined up by the government for September could turn out to be a disappointment unless prices of the 700 mhz band are revised downward. #telecom #Government #DoT #spectrum revenue #COAI president Rajan Mathews #HSBC Global Research
Cabinet nod to mega spectrum auction, exchequer to earn over Rs 64,000 cr

Jun 22, 2016

Cabinet nod to mega spectrum auction, exchequer to earn over Rs 64,000 cr

As per the rules approved by an inter-ministerial panel, the auction would include sale of most premium 700 Mhz band at a reserve price of Rs 11,485 crore per Mhz. #Economy #Business #telecom #TRAI #Union Cabinet #SectorWatch #Spectrum Auction
Mobile cos on GSM platform add 44 lakh new customers to 77.41 cr in May

Jun 15, 2016

Mobile cos on GSM platform add 44 lakh new customers to 77.41 cr in May

Vodafone followed Airtel in terms of net subscriber addition with 13.8 lakh new customers. Idea Cellular added 8.6 lakh new customers, Aircel 60,000, Telenor 6.3 lakh and state-run MTNL added 10,000 new customers #Bharti Airtel #telecom #Vodafone #BSNL #COAI #GSM subscribers
Top telcos using radio link tech at higher levels to mask call drops: Trai

Jun 08, 2016

Top telcos using radio link tech at higher levels to mask call drops: Trai

Regulator Trai has found leading mobile operators such as Airtel, Vodafone and state-run BSNL using the Radio Link Time-Out technology at high levels, a network parameter allegedly being used for masking call drops. #India #2G #telecom #NewsTracker #BSNL #Airtel #Tata DoCoMo #radio link time-out #RLT values
New policy to help RCOM, Jio spectrum sharing: Deutsche Bank study

Apr 07, 2016

New policy to help RCOM, Jio spectrum sharing: Deutsche Bank study

The government's decision to bring policy changes on administratively allotted telecom spectrum is crucial for Reliance Jio and Reliance Communications's (RCOM) spectrum sharing arrangement in four key markets, Deutsche Bank Equity Research said here on Thursday. #telecom #ConnectTheDots #jio
Jio soft launch by end-April, full roll-out by December: UBS

Apr 07, 2016

Jio soft launch by end-April, full roll-out by December: UBS

Amid speculation over the actual date of the roll-out of Reliance Jio 4G telecom services, a top global financial services firm, UBS, said while soft launch was expected by the end of this month, the full commercial offering was expected by December. #ThisisNext #telecom #4G #jio
Reliance Jio to make FY17 tough for telcos, say Crisil, India Ratings

Mar 14, 2016

Reliance Jio to make FY17 tough for telcos, say Crisil, India Ratings

The imminent entry of Reliance Jio has led domestic rating agencies Crisil and India Ratings to cut their outlook on the telecom sector by a notch, saying the Mukesh Ambani-led company will squeeze the market shares and margins of existing players. #telecom #NewsTracker #4G #jio
Morgan Stanley India telecoms report: Cash is king ahead of spectrum auctions, 'overweight' on Jio

Mar 07, 2016

Morgan Stanley India telecoms report: Cash is king ahead of spectrum auctions, 'overweight' on Jio

A sweeping Morgan Stanley India telecoms report for March stays "overweight" on Reliance Jio led by its high potential for savings leveraging existing licenses available with RCom. #India #telecom #ConnectTheDots #Bharti #RCom #Idea #4G #jio #MorganStanley
Credit Suisse: Reliance #Jio moving towards best spectrum holdings across pvt ops in India

Feb 28, 2016

Credit Suisse: Reliance #Jio moving towards best spectrum holdings across pvt ops in India

As Reliance Jio prepares for the launch of 4G telecom services in India, analysts feel the volumes and margins of incumbants will come under stress, even as the available spectrum will see consolidation as the company moves to a position of strength in the area. #telecom #ConnectTheDots #4G #jio
Telecom regulator recommends spectrum reserve prices, next round of auctions likely in May-June

Jan 30, 2016

Telecom regulator recommends spectrum reserve prices, next round of auctions likely in May-June

Given the high base price that has been recommended by telecom regulator Trai for the 700 Mhz spectrum and stress on their balance sheets, top telecom players may not bid for the radiowaves in this premium band, says credit rating firm Fitch. #telecom #NewsTracker #TRAI #spectrum