Tag: Telcos

Jun 16

Higher 5G base price to widen telcos’ debt

The base price of 5G spectrum would result in a further deepening of telecom operators’ debts, even with a low upfront payment, as the industry expected to shell out about Rs 1-1.1 trillion in the upcoming auctions. The operators are of the opinion that reserve prices are on the higher side, and the industry’s debt […]
Jun 16

Telecom dept says Big Tech can set up private 5G network

The department of telecommunication’s (DoT’s), in a notice inviting applications (NIA), on Wednesday said that direct allocation of spectrum to the Big Tech companies for building their private networks will follow a demand study and sector regulator Trai’s recommendation on aspects such as pricing and modalities of such allocation. Big Tech companies like Google have […]