Spectrum War

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DoT backs dual-tech licences of Tata Tele and RCom in SC
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DoT backs dual-tech licences of Tata Tele and RCom in SC

The DoT has rejected the COAI's plea to cancel the dual-tech licences of Tata Teleservices and Reliance Communications in its reply to the SC

Spectrum: Making sense out of some of Trai's nonsense
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Spectrum: Making sense out of some of Trai's nonsense

Why has the Trai's proposals for spectrum pricing come under all-round attack? Seems they are seriously flawed.

Dot may hobble Qualcomm with shorter 4G tenure
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Dot may hobble Qualcomm with shorter 4G tenure

Qualcomm is believed to be getting it 4G licence with a shorter tenure than 20 years and a quicker rollout condition.

Telecom Comm ask Trai to rework spectrum proposals
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Telecom Comm ask Trai to rework spectrum proposals

The Telecom Commission has asked the regulator to rethink on three issues: refarming spectrum, the reserve prices, and liberalisation of spectrum.

Trai and Trai again: Telcos now warn of 100% tariff hikes
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Trai and Trai again: Telcos now warn of 100% tariff hikes

First they talked of a 25-30 percent tariff hike. But now GSM mobile operators are warning of 100 percent hikes if Trai's spectrum ideas are implemented.

Reprieve for Bharti, Voda on 'refarming' spectrum likely
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Reprieve for Bharti, Voda on 'refarming' spectrum likely

The government may not adopt the telecom regulator's proposals to redistribute 800-900 Mhz spectrum in toto.

13-fold hike in spectrum fee will force Telenor to exit India
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13-fold hike in spectrum fee will force Telenor to exit India

Trai last week recommended that the government should auction 5 MHz of airwaves in the 1800 MHz band and companies will have to pay a minimum Rs 3,622.18 crore for every unit of spectrum

Vodafone again: Co cries foul over vacating 900 Mhz
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Vodafone again: Co cries foul over vacating 900 Mhz

Vodafone says the Trai proposal to redistribute the 900 Mhz spectrum will affect 100 million users and be enormously expensive.

Spectrum: Sibal's plot or are telcos protesting too much?
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Spectrum: Sibal's plot or are telcos protesting too much?

A close look at the missive sent by five telecom companies to Kapil Sibal shows that they may be protesting too much.

Ignore the telcos: Tariffs won't rise more than 2-4 paise a min
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Ignore the telcos: Tariffs won't rise more than 2-4 paise a min

The big telecom companies may have to pay more for spectrum, but the tariff hikes needed to pay for it may be no more than2-4 paise per minute.

Is 3G a goner? Experts say Trai plan will kill 3G telecom
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Is 3G a goner? Experts say Trai plan will kill 3G telecom

Even while Trai's new spectrum proposals has shocked the industry, industry experts say one clear casualty will be 3G services.

Sistema takes Rs 3,700 cr hit on cancelled licences
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Sistema takes Rs 3,700 cr hit on cancelled licences

Sistema which lost 21 licences in the 2 February SC order, has taken a hit of $700 million for this setback. Despite the writeoff Sistema is unlikely to pull the plug on the Indian telecom sector.

Trai spectrum grenade will cripple telecom, say experts
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Trai spectrum grenade will cripple telecom, say experts

Equity analysts are unanimous that Trai's spectrum pricing proposals are going to make a bad situation worse and feel they will have to be modified.

Coming soon: 500 Mhz 2G auction in 1,800 Mhz band
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Coming soon: 500 Mhz 2G auction in 1,800 Mhz band

Trai has reduced the minimum bid to blocks of 1.25 Mhz in order to enable more bids by players requiring even small amounts of spectrum.

Bharti, Voda lose 1st round in spectrum war to RCom, Tata
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Bharti, Voda lose 1st round in spectrum war to RCom, Tata

The Trai recommendations for the refarming of the 900 Mhz spectrum is a loss for incumbents like Bharti and Vodafone.

Qualcomm may move TDSAT in 4G spectrum war
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Qualcomm may move TDSAT in 4G spectrum war

Qualcomm, whose 4G foray has been needlessly delayed by bureaucracy, may end up having to move TDSAT to get its spectrum.

Lobby power: Why Qualcomm may bite the dust on BWA
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Lobby power: Why Qualcomm may bite the dust on BWA

A successful bidder for BWA licences is now on the threshold of failure as Reliance lobbies against US multinational Qualcomm

Telecom lobbies battle over exit policy, excess spectrum
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Telecom lobbies battle over exit policy, excess spectrum

Even as telecom regulator is dusting up a new telecom policy, shadow-boxing continues on whether one needs an exit policy for the sector.

Spectrum war: Who stands where in battle of oligopolies
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Spectrum war: Who stands where in battle of oligopolies

The Supreme Court's cancellation of 2G licences has opened all the fault lines in India's telecom industry. Reason: there is simply not enough spectrum around.

3G to No G: Sunil Mittal ko gussa kyon aata hai
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3G to No G: Sunil Mittal ko gussa kyon aata hai

Thanks to an earlier commitment made to the defence ministry, DoT finds that it no longer has enough spectrum to give the big three - Airtel, Vodafone and Idea - anything for 3G.