Monday, 24 September 2018

GSMA hits out at India's proposed $2.5bn 2G base price

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 23 July 12

Indian ministerial panel shaves 20% off TRAI's recommended 2G spectrum base price, but industry body insists figure still too high.

The GSMA has warned that the reserve price for 2G spectrum in India's upcoming licence re-auction is still too high, despite the recommendation by ministers overseeing the process to cut the proposed fee by up to 20%. The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) led by home minister P Chidambaram late last week proposed a minimum price of between INR140 billion and INR160 billion ($2…

The GSMA has warned that the reserve price for 2G spectrum in India's upcoming licence re-auction is still too high, despite the recommendation by ministers overseeing the process to cut the proposed fee by up to 20%. The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) led by home minister P Chidambaram late last week proposed a minimum price of between INR140 billion and INR160 billion ($2…

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