Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

5G auction


Explained: As the 5G spectrum auction concludes, who bought what bands and why?

August 02, 2022 6:14 pm

5G auction: How much spectrum was bought by the applicants? How did Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Idea and the Adani Group bid? How competitive was the bidding? What next?

5G Spectrum auction ends, Govt earns over Rs 1.5 lakh cr; Reliance Jio top bidder

August 02, 2022 8:55 am

Jio was the only applicant to have acquired spectrum in the coveted 700 Mhz band, which industry analysts say will give it a significant headstart over its competitors as far as consumer penetration of 5G is concerned.

Bidding begins for 5G spectrum auction on day 7

August 01, 2022 12:24 pm

So far, in the six days of auction of the 5G spectrum capable of offering ultra-high-speed internet, bids worth Rs 1,50,130 crore have been received. Seven new rounds of bidding held on Sunday `dialled in' an incremental Rs 163 crore.

5G spectrum auction enters 6th day; garners nearly Rs 1.50 lakh crore so far

August 01, 2022 8:33 am

Fifth Generation or 5G would enable solutions such as e-health, connected vehicles, more-immersive augmented reality and metaverse experiences, life-saving use cases, and advanced mobile cloud gaming, among others.

5G spectrum auction: Bidding enters day 4; bids worth Rs 1.49 lakh crore received so far

July 29, 2022 12:11 pm

The high interest for spectrum in the 1800 MHz band in Uttar Pradesh East circle saw Jio and Airtel locked in intense bidding on Wednesday and Thursday, sustaining the tempo and stretching the auction timelines beyond initial expectations.

5G spectrum auction enters Day 3; 10th round of bidding underway

July 28, 2022 11:34 am

As many as five rounds of bidding were conducted on Wednesday, and Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said "good competition" was seen in almost all bands on offer.

5G spectrum auction enters Day 2: Jio may be lead bidder

July 27, 2022 3:24 pm

Though details of the bids are not announced as yet, ICICI Securities said its analysis shows that Jio has likely bid for the highest spectrum worth Rs 80,100 crore, and likely opted for 10MHz spectrum in the premium 700MHz band.

5G auction Day 1: Bids of Rs 1.45L cr; premium 700 MHz band in demand

July 27, 2022 8:27 am

A total of 72 GHz of spectrum is up for bidding in the ongoing auction in various high- and low-frequency bands, accounting for a total of around Rs 4.3 lakh crore.

India's biggest spectrum auction begins; 5G airwaves worth Rs 4.3 lakh crore on offer

July 26, 2022 11:04 am

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio, Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and a unit of billionaire Gautam Adani's flagship Adani Enterprises are in the race to bid for 5G spectrum, that offers ultra-high speeds (about 10 times faster than 4G), lag-free connectivity, and can enable billions of connected devices to share data in real-time.

Daily Briefing: Droupadi Murmu sworn in as first tribal woman President; 4 Congress MPs suspended from Parliament

July 26, 2022 8:55 am

In today's edition: Droupadi Murmu scripts history as first tribal woman President; the suspension of four Congress MPs in Parliament; India's 5G auctions and more