Thursday, 17 August 2017

Indian telco body calls for two-year delay in 700 MHz sale

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 28 July 15

With hefty debt burdens to consider, Indian telcos appear less than keen to splash out on 700-MHz frequencies.

India's telecoms operators are not ready to invest in 700-MHz spectrum, despite its potential for the expansion of mobile broadband services, it emerged this week. The operators are lobbying for a delay of two years before any sale of spectrum in the 700 MHz band to give more time for them to create business plans and for the ecosystem to mature…

India's telecoms operators are not ready to invest in 700-MHz spectrum, despite its potential for the expansion of mobile broadband services, it emerged this week. The operators are lobbying for a delay of two years before any sale of spectrum in the 700 MHz band to give more time for them to create business plans and for the ecosystem to mature…

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