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Bharti Airtel buys 49 percent of Qualcomm’s India business


May 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has acquired 49 percent stake in US-based chipmaker Qualcomm's broadband wireless access (BWA) entities in India, investing almost ... Read more...

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Idea launches 3G services in Kashmir


October 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Idea cellular Wednesday launched its 'Gold Standard' 3G services in the Jammu and Kashmir circle.To start with, Idea Cellular, an Aditya Birla Group company, will make ... Read more...

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MTS to spend Rs.100 crore on data services in Gujarat


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), owners of the MTS brand, Thursday said that it will spend Rs.100 crore on the rollout ... Read more...

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Indian telecom firms gearing up for 3G telephony


January 24th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Reliance Communications and Bharti Airtel Monday announced plans for the launch of third generation (3G) phone services in some selected circles in the country, including Jammu and Kashmir.Anil ... Read more...

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MTS launches smartphones starting Rs.4,999


September 6th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Mobile telephony brand MTS of Sistema Shyam TeleService Limited (SSTL) Monday launched three new smartphones priced between Rs.4,999 and Rs.13,500. Targeted at young net-savvy professionals, these smartphones ... Read more...

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BWA spectrum auction fetches Rs. 38,300 crore


June 11th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday raised over Rs 38,300 crore from the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum auction.The 16-day long auction came to an end today.The ... Read more...

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BWA auction ends, government reaps $8.5 bn


June 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The auction for government broadband wireless access (BWA) services ended Friday, swelling the government exchequer to Rs.38,543.31 crore (over $8.56 billion). The pan-India license price stood be at ... Read more...

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BWA auction accruals at $ 8.51 bn


June 10th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.38,323.71 crore ($8.51 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction completes 110 rounds, accruals at $6.89 billion


June 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Wednesday reached Rs.31,038.33 crore ($6.89 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction fetches at $7.67 bn


June 8th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.34,553.7 crore ($7.67 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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BWA auction earns $5.14 bn, pan-India licence $1.9 bn


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Thursday reached Rs.23,169.75 crore ($5.14 billion) and the pan-India licence price was ... Read more...

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Revenue from BWA auction at $5.3 bn, pan-India licence price at $1.7 bn


June 1st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Tuesday reached Rs.23,829.18 crore ($5.3 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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Revenue from BWA auction at Rs.15,735 crore


May 28th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian government's provisional revenue from the sale of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services Friday reached Rs.15,735.30 crore ($3.4 billion) and the pan-India licence price ... Read more...

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Pan-India BWA licence price up at Rs.2,353 crore (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India Monday concluded five rounds of an auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services, with the provisional winning price for a nation-wide licence reaching Rs.2,353.18 ... Read more...

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Auction for BWA begins; Rs.15,000 crore expected


May 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The Indian government expects a revenue of Rs.15,000 crore ($3.2 billion) from the auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services which kicked off Monday, Communications ... Read more...

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3G auction issue to be resolved soon: Minister


February 19th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 19 (IANS) The vexed auctioning of spectrum (radio waves) for third generation (3G) mobile services would be resolved in a week, Communications Minister A. Raja said late Friday. "The 3G auction ... Read more...

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Telecom operators bank on value-added services for 3G revenues


November 5th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) With third generation (3G) mobile services set to roll out early next year in India, service providers are banking on the value-added services (VAS) segment to ring ... Read more...

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MTNL to test launch 3G services in Delhi


September 12th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 12 (ANI): The Mahanagar Telephone Nagar Limited (MTNL) will test launch the first ever 3G mobile services by the end of this month here while the commercial launch ... Read more...

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