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Digital Communications Commission clears Rs 5.22 lakh cr spectrum sale plan; auction in March-April
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Digital Communications Commission clears Rs 5.22 lakh cr spectrum sale plan; auction in March-April

The Digital Communications Commission, the apex decision-making body at the telecom department, on Friday approved a Rs 5.22 lakh crore spectrum auction plan entailing 8300 MHz of airwaves across 22 circles and the sale is likely to take place in March-April

Tata Teleservices to surrender spectrum allocated to firm without auction before merger approval with Bharti Airtel
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Tata Teleservices to surrender spectrum allocated to firm without auction before merger approval with Bharti Airtel

Debt-ridden loss-making firm Tata Teleservices and Bharti Airtel announced their merger in October 2017.

Reliance Communications reinstates bank guarantees worth Rs 774 cr with DoT; says asset sale on track
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Reliance Communications reinstates bank guarantees worth Rs 774 cr with DoT; says asset sale on track

RCom had recently got a breather from the telecom tribunal, TDSAT, on the licence and spectrum cancellation show-cause notice served by the DoT.

TRAI contests 'muted spectrum demand' view; says 5G, LTE will drive hunger for radiowaves
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TRAI contests 'muted spectrum demand' view; says 5G, LTE will drive hunger for radiowaves

Trai's recommendations on reduced rates for 700 Mhz band took into account the price of the spectrum that was recently auctioned in markets like Singapore, Germany, Denmark, Turkey, and Taiwan.

Telecom regulator TRAI makes recommendations on spectrum pricing for next round of auction
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Telecom regulator TRAI makes recommendations on spectrum pricing for next round of auction

The regulator has recommended base price of Rs 3,285 crore per megahertz for 1800 Mhz band on pan India basis

Telecom Body COAI says appetite for additional spectrum will be felt in late 2018 or early 2019
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Telecom Body COAI says appetite for additional spectrum will be felt in late 2018 or early 2019

In its consultation paper issued today, TRAI has asked as to when the next round of auction should be held and whether it should be held in a phased manner.

TRAI says consultation paper on spectrum auction
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TRAI says consultation paper on spectrum auction "ready" and will be released within the week

During the last auction, the government and TRAI had put airwaves worth Rs. 5.66 lakh crores for sale.

Arun Jaitley says banks' exposure to telecom sector at Rs 97,681 cr 'highly unsustainable'
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Arun Jaitley says banks' exposure to telecom sector at Rs 97,681 cr 'highly unsustainable'

State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman pointed out that stress in the telecom sector has reached "highly unsustainable levels" due to erosion of topline and earnings of the service providers.

Trai is planning to release a consultation paper on the spectrum sale timeline
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Trai is planning to release a consultation paper on the spectrum sale timeline

Trai will start the consultation process for the next round of spectrum auction in about a fortnight.

COAI asks the government to hold spectrum auction in 2018 citing recent mergers
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COAI asks the government to hold spectrum auction in 2018 citing recent mergers

COAI emphasised that the next round of sale of airwaves should ideally be scheduled in 2018.

Telecom regulator Trai will share recommendations when asked by the government
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Telecom regulator Trai will share recommendations when asked by the government

Regulator Trai today said it will be "happy" to give its recommendations to the government on spectrum auctions, including timing and pricing aspects, as and when the matter is referred to it.

Low-interest spectrum auction may still improve data bandwidth, services
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Low-interest spectrum auction may still improve data bandwidth, services

Though the latest round of spectrum auction by the Indian government did not attract the fancy of the operators much, it will benefit customers by providing better service, feel industry experts.

Not a failure but a record in terms of sales, says Communications Minister about spectrum auction
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Not a failure but a record in terms of sales, says Communications Minister about spectrum auction

Trying to brush aside criticism about the just-concluded telecom spectrum auction, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said on Friday the bidding process was not a failure.

Reliance Jio has acquired 269.9 MHz of spectrum for Rs 13,672 crore
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Reliance Jio has acquired 269.9 MHz of spectrum for Rs 13,672 crore

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has made a commitment of Rs13,672 crore for 269.2 MHz of airwaves in the spectrum auction that ended on Thursday.

Telecom auction raises Rs 65,789 crore in 5 days, ends in virtual failure after raising 11% of target
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Telecom auction raises Rs 65,789 crore in 5 days, ends in virtual failure after raising 11% of target

India's telecom spectrum auction ended in a virtual failure, closing within five days and raising only Rs 65,789 crore, about 11.6 per cent of the expected Rs 5.66 lakh crore.

Lack of interest during spectrum auction because of high reserve price, says COAI
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Lack of interest during spectrum auction because of high reserve price, says COAI

Congratulating the government for the latest spectrum auction that ended on Thursday, the Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) said the lack of enthusiasm on the operators' part was majorly due to its unrealistic pricing.

Spectrum auction: Steep pricing of 700 MHz keeps operators away; govt set to lose Rs 4 lakh crore
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Spectrum auction: Steep pricing of 700 MHz keeps operators away; govt set to lose Rs 4 lakh crore

The auction, which was billed as the country's largest sale of airwaves to date in terms of quantity, lasted only for five days.

Day 4 of spectrum auction receives bids worth Rs 63,500 crore
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Day 4 of spectrum auction receives bids worth Rs 63,500 crore

The government received cumulative commitments of Rs 63,500 crore from telecom operators at the end of bidding on Wednesday -- Day 4 of India's biggest spectrum auction.

Day 4: Spectrum auction gets bids worth Rs 63,000 crore so far
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Day 4: Spectrum auction gets bids worth Rs 63,000 crore so far

The much-hyped spectrum auction crawled on the third day yesterday and received total commitments of Rs 60,969 crore

Spectrum auction Day 3 raises Rs 60,969cr; still no takers for 700MHz and 900MHz bands
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Spectrum auction Day 3 raises Rs 60,969cr; still no takers for 700MHz and 900MHz bands

The government received cumulative commitments of Rs 60,969 crore from telecom operators at the end of bidding on Day 3 of India's biggest spectrum auction on Tuesday.