Speaking to Economic Times , Sunil Mittal , Chairman of India’s leading private Mobile operator Airtel said that 3G services will not be cheap and will cost a minimum of Rs.700-900 a month citing Delhi and Mumbai as examples.
The Department of Telecom (DoT) just posted the list of winners for the 3G Auctions in various circles. Airtel , Aircel ,Reliance, Idea, Tata , STel won atleast 1 circle. Videocon and Etisalat did not win even one circle ! Once the formalities are over we should expect commercial services to be offered by the winners starting from September 2010
The long awaited 3G auctions are finally going to start today in India with 9 Operators including the top 3 players – Airtel , Vodafone and Reliance
The DoT or Department of Telecom has announced the pre-qualified bidders for the 3G auctions which are set to take place in India next month. 9 Companies had submitted their bid for the 3G Spectrum and all the 9 telecom companies have qualified to take part in the 3G auctions . Let’s take a look at them