Spectrum auction

DoT to issue demand notes to telecom firms on upfront payment for spectrum bought in auctions

DoT sources told PTI that the demand notes will be sent out to the three companies this week, and entails largely the upfront payment for spectrum that is ready to be allocated.

published on : 7th March 2021

Spectrum auctions underway; radiowaves valued at Rs 3.92 lakh crore up for bidding

Industry sources said that the auction entailing seven frequency bands for mobile services - 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz and 2500 MHz bands - is currently underway.

published on : 1st March 2021

High intensity bidding expected in certain 4g bands

Analysts expect the government to sell far less (at around Rs 50,000 crore), spectrum in certain bands are expected to see highly competitive bidding.

published on : 11th February 2021

Spectrum auction to widen telco debt

As of September 2020, Bharti Airtel had about Rs 1.29 lakh crore in debt, and Vi about Rs 1.7 lakh crore in net debt and dues to the Government.

published on : 18th December 2020