After delays, the government today announced that the Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to conduct the spectrum auction, through which spectrum will be assigned to the successful bidders for providing 5G services to public and enterprises. Continue reading “India 5G spectrum auction approved by the cabinet”
After several delays, Indian government at the budget 2022-23 announced that 5G spectrum auctions will be conducted in 2022 and the 5G services will be rolled out by by private telecom providers within 2022- 23. Reliance Jio already announced that it is ready for deployment after the spectrum auction. Airtel and Vodafone Idea have also been conducting trials. Continue reading “India 5G spectrum auction in 2022, roll out within 2022-23; PLI scheme for 5G equipment manufacturing soon”
Government is getting ready to conduct a new spectrum auction in April/June next year for 4G and 5G bands, according to the latest ET report. With new tariffs announced from the three major operators and 2-year temporary prohibition on spectrum payments, the government is confident that the operators will participate in the sale.
Continue reading “Indian Government could hold 4G and 5G spectrum auction in Q2 2020”