03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Two major auctions-- one for the four coal mines and another of 2G and 3G spectrum-- will start on Wednesday, which may collectively fetch the government more than one lakh crore.
24 Aug 2012
The Supreme Court on Friday said it will consider extending its August 31 deadline given to complete the process of fresh auctioning of 2G spectrum cancelled licences only if the Telecom Secretary gives an undertaking that its judgement would be implemented.
28 Nov 2012
The Empowered Group of Ministers on telecom, headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, will meet on November 29 in the backdrop of lukewarm response to recently concluded 2G spectrum auction.
15 Nov 2012
The wireless services providers rise after an auction of 2G airwaves attracts less demand than targeted by the government because prices are seen as too high.
14 Nov 2012
The second day of auction for 2G spectrum started at 9 am on Wednesday, on the back of demand for spectrum in the Bihar telecom circle.
13 Nov 2012
The government on Monday received bids worth Rs 9,224.75 crore on the opening day of auction for 2G mobile phone spectrum that drew scant interest due to high base price. There was no bidder for pan-India airwaves for which the government had set a base or bid start price of Rs 14,000 crore. Demand was concentrated in select circles like Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh (East) and Uttar Pradesh (West).
22 Jul 2012
The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom, headed by Home Minister P Chidambaram, is scheduled to meet on Tuesday.
22 Jul 2012
The Department of Telecom is planning to write to the Attorney General for his views on one-time spectrum fee to be levied on incumbent operators after the Law Ministry returned the cabinet note on the issue without any specific comments.
19 Nov 2012
Ticking off the Government for being "very casual" in handling the 2G case, the Supreme Court on Monday said withholding of even 0.1 percent of spectrum, licenses for which were cancelled, will not be acceptable.
10 Apr 2012
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday asked Norweigan telecom major Telenor to participate in the 2G auction process and assured that the government would try to complete the exercise at the earliest.