5G auction

With 5G here, data is the new alcohol

In a very short period of time, we shall speak of 4G in the same manner that we speak of telegrams and STD calls, both of which are no longer in our lives.

published on : 11th October 2022

Post-auction spectrum harmonisation process done; allocation by Aug 12: Telecom Minister

The harmonisation process, critical for 5G services, brings together a bunch of radio wave holdings within a band into one contiguous block with the consensus of all telecom service providers.

published on : 4th August 2022

Record Rs 1.5 lakh crores from 5G spectrum sale; Jio top bidder

Both Bharti and Jio have likely built a pan-India spectrum footprint for 5G, with Vodafone Idea's selective participation.

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

71% of 5G spectrum sold so far, bidding to resume on Saturday

It added Rs 232 crore to its kitty on the fourth day of the auction. The reason behind stretching the auction for the entire week is fight for the 1800 MHz in UP (East).

published on : 30th July 2022

5G auction: 71 per cent of spectrum on block sold, bids of Rs 1,49,855 crore received

Sources said minister will be holding a meeting with PE funds, VCs, investors, & banks in Mumbai on Saturday to understand their views & concerns, as also to discuss the growth path for telecom sector

published on : 29th 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

Jio Q1 net rises 24 per cent to Rs 4,335 crore as increase in tariff boosts realisation

The company’s revenue from operation witnessed an increase of 21.5% to Rs 21,873 crore in the first quarter from Rs 18,008 crore in the same quarter last fiscal.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Reliance Jio submits earnest money deposit of Rs 14,000 crore ahead of 5G auction

The 5G spectrum auction is scheduled to start on July 26. Total of 72 GHz (gigahertz) of spectrum worth at least Rs 4.3 lakh crore will be put on the block during the auction.

published on : 18th July 2022

Adani Group confirms its entry into race to acquire 5G spectrum; denies entry into telecom

“Our intention is not to be in the consumer mobility. As India prepares to roll out 5G services, we are one of the many applicants participating in the open bidding process,” said a spokesperson.

published on : 10th July 2022

Private enterprises will have to initially source 5G spectrum from telecom operators

Private enterprises won't need to pay any entry fee or licensee fee. They just have to pay a one-time non-refundable processing fee of Rs 50000.

published on : 28th June 2022

Government likely to mop up Rs 70,000 crore from 5G auction scheduled on July 26

Even analysts are of the view that telecom service providers -  Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea - are expected to buy spectrum worth Rs 71,000 crore in the upcoming auction.

published on : 24th June 2022

Relief for telecos as government cuts three per cent floor rate on spectrum usage ahead of 5G auction 

The move of the government is going to benefit telcos as it would reduce their future outflows towards these statutory fees.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Spectrum usage charges to be reduced for telecom companies buying radiowaves in 5G auction

The DoT, in the order dated June 21, has removed spectrum usage charge (SUC) from the radiowaves that will be bought in the auction scheduled to start from July 26.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Power games: Israel seeks closer G2G and private partnerships

The Congress party has launched a spirited defence of its leadership both on the street and in the media on the National Herald case.

published on : 20th June 2022

5G auctions begin on July 26; private networks get level-playing field

The Cabinet ignored the demand of telecom operators to reduce the base price of spectrum and not allow private enterprises to have their own 5G network.

published on : 16th June 2022