5G Spectrum

Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw asks telcos to gear up for 5G launch

Airtel acquired 19,867.8 MHz spectrum by securing a pan-India footprint of 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz bands and selected purchase of radio waves in the low and mid-band spectrum for Rs 43,039.63 crore.

published on : 18th August 2022

Airtel gets spectrum allocation letter, Sunil Mittal hails ease of doing business

The country's biggest ever auction of telecom spectrum received a record Rs 1.5 lakh crore worth of bids, with Ambani's Jio cornering nearly half of all the airwaves sold with a Rs 87,946.93 crore bid

published on : 18th August 2022

Govt likely to mop up Rs 17,873 crore from 5G spectrum auction this fiscal

As per the 5G auction modalities, the participants were given the option to pay the dues in 20 equal annual instalments; they can pay the entire amount or part of it upfront.

published on : 18th August 2022

Needless noise over mop up from 5G spectrum auction

Keeping the spectrum prices exorbitantly high may create unnecessary entry barriers and indirectly promote monopoly or duopoly.

published on : 10th August 2022

Reticent spectrum bidders, ‘scam-talk’ mark 5G rollout

With the completion of the auctions for 5G spectrum, India is well on the way to the next level of the telecommunication revolution.

published on : 7th August 2022

Adani says will use 5G spectrum to support data centres, businesses

Adani Group plans to use the airwaves for its data centres as well as the super app it is building to support businesses from electricity distribution to airports, and gas retailing to ports.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Reliance Jio leads 5G spectrum auction with Rs 88,078 crore: IT minister

Reliance Jio took the more expensive 700MHz in all 22 circles; the band has a range from 5-10 km which gives good base coverage.

published on : 1st August 2022

Bidding begins for 5G spectrum auction on day seven

The cumulative spectrum sale crossed the Rs 1.50 lakh crore milestone on the sixth day of bidding on Sunday.

published on : 1st August 2022

5G spectrum auction enters sixth day of bidding; garners nearly Rs 1.50 lakh crore

The pitched battle in UP East circle seems to be cooling off now, indicating that the auctions may be entering the final leg, according to industry sources.

published on : 31st July 2022

5G auctions enter fifth day; 71% spectrum on block sold in first four days

About 71 per cent of the total spectrum put on the block has been provisionally sold so far, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had said on Friday, terming it a good response.

published on : 30th July 2022

5G auction stretches to fourth day; Bids worth Rs 1,49,623 crores received so far

From a consumer point of view, 5G technology will be 10 times faster than 4G and 30 times faster than 3G, and also it will allow a greater number of devices to be connected without any loss of speed.

published on : 29th July 2022

5G spectrum auction stretches to 4th day; bids worth Rs 1,49,623 crore received so far

According to sources, high interest continued to be seen for spectrum in 1800 MHz band in UP East circle, where Jio and Airtel were involved in intense bidding on Thursday.

published on : 28th July 2022

5G spectrum auctions enter day three; 10th round of bidding underway

On Wednesday, the auctions garnered Rs 1.49 lakh crore as aggressive bidding across multiple bands by players like Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel sustained the tempo.

published on : 28th July 2022

5G spectrum auction enters Day two; Jio may be lead bidder

The government received confirmed spectrum bids worth Rs 1.45 lakh crore after the completion of four rounds of spectrum bidding on an opening day on Tuesday.

published on : 27th July 2022

5G spectrum: Fifth round of bidding underway, auctions may conclude today

Firms run by tycoons Mukesh Ambani, Sunil Bharti Mittal and Gautam Adani as well as Vodafone Idea had put in bids of about Rs 1.45 lakh crore to buy fifth-generation (5G) airwaves.

published on : 27th July 2022

5G spectrum auction: Government receives Rs 1.45 lakh crore bid on first day

Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel, along with cash-strapped Vodafone Idea (VIL) and new entrant Adani Data Networks, have put in bids so far.

published on : 27th July 2022

5G spectrum auction: Rs 1.45 lakh crore bids by Jio, Airtel, others on Day 1 

The 3300 MHz & 26 GHz bands attracted strong bids. The telecom minister described the participation of four bidders as strong. The bids exceeding all expectations and surpassing 2015 records, he said.

published on : 26th July 2022

5G spectrum bid suggests Adani not keen to enter consumer mobility space

Following the release of details around the fifth generation spectrum auction to be held next week, analysts are of the view that Adani Group is not so keen on entering the consumer mobility space. 

published on : 20th July 2022

5G: COAI urges government not to allot spectrum on administrative basis 

The comment comes after billionaire Gautam Adani’s group made a surprise entry into the race to acquire 5G spectrum.

published on : 15th July 2022

Adani may enter telecom space in future

The conglomerate on Saturday said that it is taking part in the upcoming 5G spectrum auction.

published on : 12th July 2022
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