After surging 9.82 percent to Rs 143.10 during intra-day trade, shares of Videocon ended at Rs 135.70, up 4.14 percent on BSE. At NSE, shares of the company settled with a gain of 3.86 percent at Rs 135.80. Volume-wise, 2.51 lakh shares of the company changed hands at BSE and over 17 lakh shares were traded at NSE during the day.
Shares of Idea Cellular also rose by 5.15 percent to Rs 147.05 at BSE. In terms of volume, 7.23 lakh shares of the company were traded at the bourse. Videocon Telecommunications is a subsidiary of Videocon Industries.
Stock markets were closed yesterday for a local holiday. In a first spectrum trade deal in India, Idea Cellular on Tuesday signed a pact with Videocon Telecommunications to buy its airwaves in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh West for Rs 3,310 crore.
Idea said it intends to use this spectrum for the launch of 4G services in these areas next year. Along with the right to use spectrum, Idea will also be taking over the outstanding liability of Videocon, which it has to pay to the government for these sets of airwaves.
Idea Cellular in a statement had said it has entered "into an agreement with Videocon Telecommunications Limited (Seller) for acquiring right to use spectrum, pursuant to the DoT 'Guidelines for Trading of Access Spectrum by Access Service Providers' (Guidelines) dated October 12, 2015, for the telecom service areas of Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh (West)."

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