RIL to take over 95% stakes in Infotel (India)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has entered into an agreement with Infotel Broadband Services (P) Ltd, owned by the son of Mahendra Nahata, managing director of Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd (HFCL) to acquire a substantial stake in the latter, thus putting its interest firmly in the telecom space. According to Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance …

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Indian operators file appeal against Trai’s 2G plan

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular filed an appeal on Monday to the telecom tribunal against deeply-flawed recommendations by the regulator on the pricing of second-generation (2G) spectrum that they currently use. The issue is crucial for incumbent mobile operators as paying higher fees for existing as well as future 2G spectrum will be a big financial burden for …

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India’s 3G auction enters final phase

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: The final phase of the 3G auction in India seems to be nearing a conclusion with most of the circles, including Delhi and Mumbai, seeing either no or negative demand. Revenue of Rs 35,000 crore from the sale of spectrum for both 3G as well as Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) has been expected by the Indian government. Bharti Airtel, …

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Nine operators cleared by DoT to bid for 3G auction (India)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: The financial bidding of all nine companies has been cleared by the Department of Telecommunications. The companies had applied for taking part in the auction of 3G spectrum. The pre-qualification bids of 11 companies for the BWA auction has also been cleared which have been invited for providing the wireless broadband service (WiMAX). The nine companies include Bharti Airtel, …

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9 applications for 3G & 11 for BWA auction received by Indian govt

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Eleven applications for the BWA spectrum auction along with nine applications for the upcoming 3G spectrum auction has been received by the Indian government. Aircel, Bharti Airtel, Etisalat, Idea Cellular, Reliance Telecom, S Tel, Tata Teleservices, Vodafone Essar, and Videocon Telecommunications are included in the list of the bidders for 3G spectrum. The list of applicants for BWA spectrum …

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