31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Successful spectrum bidders, including Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone, have made over Rs 7,000 crore towards upfront payments -- a move that will help the government narrow its fiscal deficit target for the fiscal ending on Tuesday.
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.
20 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government's telecom spectrum auction kitty on Friday rose marginally to reach Rs 1.09 lakh crore at the end of the 14th day with robust bidding taking place in the 800 MHz band.
16 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government's spectrum auction kitty on Monday rose marginally to Rs 1,03,046 crore at the end of 11th day of the biggest sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.
26 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Payment for spectrum won by companies in the auction concluded on Wednesday is expected to push up the debt on telecom operators to about Rs 3.5 lakh crore, leading to a significant rise in tariffs, says industry body Assocham.
28 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications (RCom) have gained capability to provide 4G services across the country as they bagged requisite spectrum in the concluded spectrum auction. RIL's telecom arm Reliance Jio already has pan-India 4G spectrum.
13 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government's proceeds from the spectrum auction on Thursday crossed Rs 1 lakh crore mark as aggressive bidding took place across all bands on the eighth day of the biggest sale of 2G and 3G airwaves.
25 Mar 2015
New Delhi: With the telecom spectrum auction fetching a record Rs 109,874 crore, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday took a jibe at Congress leader Kapil Sibal, saying the 'zero loss' theory has been belied.
25 Mar 2015
New Delhi: India's biggest telecom spectrum auction ended on Wednesday after 19 days of fierce bidding that fetched about Rs 1.10 lakh crore to the government.
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government's kitty from the telecom spectrum auction on Tuesday rose to Rs 1.09 lakh crore with the provisional allocation of 89 percent radiowaves made at the end of the 18th day.