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After just 11 days and 68 rounds of bidding, India’s 2014 2G spectrum auctions are over. The results are provisional, and subject to government approval. The Indian government has managed to raise Rs 61162.22 crores from the sale of 399.2 MHz of spectrum. The two circles of Delhi and Mumbai together account for Rs 34873.6 crore, around 57% of the total money raised, while the top five circles – Delhi, Mumbai, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh account for 75.72% of the bids. The price for 11 circles (Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, North East, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu) did not increase beyond the reserve price. (Also readIndia’s 2014 2G Auction Results: What The Telecom Operators Are Saying)

The auction results, in a single chart:

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You can download the results here, but our chart above is far more useful. The two charts below have the same data as the chart above, but one focuses only on spectrum acquisition, while the other only has cost of spectrum acquisition, in both cases, by telecom operator and circle

Telecom Operator-wise results

Reliance Jio Infocomm

banner_09– Did not win any 900 MHz spectrum
– Won spectrum in 1800 MHz band in 14 cricles: Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mumbai, North East, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
– Won 78.8 MHz of spectrum in 1800 MHz band for Rs 11054.41 crore
– Max 1800 MHz spectrum won in Mumbai: 6.6 MHz for Rs 1795.20 crore, followed by Madhya Pradesh (6.4 MHz for Rs 22 crore) and North East (6.4 MHz for Rs 44.8 crore).
– Most expensive 1800 MHz spectrum: Delhi, at Rs 1965.6 crore for 5.4 MHz

Airtel

– Has won 900 MHz spectrum in all three circles of Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai
– Won 18 MHz of 900MHz spectrum for Rs 8623.62 Cr
– Most expensive 900 MHz spectrum: Rs 4445.76 Cr for Delhi
– Max spectrum won in 900 MHz band: 7MHz in Kolkata

– Won 97 MHz of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band for Rs 9906.02 crore
– In 1800 MHz, won spectrum 15 circles: in Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai, North East, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
– Max 1800 MHz spectrum won in Himachal Pradesh (10.2 MHz), followed by 8.8 MHz each in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
– Most expensive 1800 MHz spectrum: Delhi at Rs 2548 crore

– Total spectrum: 115 MHz for Rs 18529.64 crore
– Is the highest, in terms of spectrum acquired, and second highest (after Vodafone) in terms of money spent

Vodafone

– Has won 900 MHz spectrum in all three circles of Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai
– Won 23 MHz of 900MHz spectrum for Rs 11261.20 Cr
– Most expensive 900 MHz spectrum: Rs 6194 Cr for Mumbai
– Max spectrum won in 900 MHz band: 11 MHz in Mumbai

– Won 72.00 MHz of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band for Rs 19644.72
– Won spectrum in 1800 MHz band in 11 circles Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, Mumbai, Punjab, Rajasthan, UP (East)
– Max 1800 MHz spectrum won in Mumbai (8.2 MHz), followed by 8.0 MHz each in Delhi and Kolkata.
– Most expensive 1800 MHz spectrum: Delhi at Rs 2912.00 crore

– Total spectrum: 72.00 MHz for Rs 19644.72 crore
– Is the highest, in terms of money spent, and third highest, in terms of spectrum acquired

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Idea Cellular

– Has won 5 MHz in the 900 MHz band in Delhi for Rs 3704.8 Cr. This is the only circle it won 900 MHz spectrum in

– Won 60.2 MHz spectrum in 1800 MHz band for Rs 7010.83 crore
– Won 1800 MHz spectrum in 11 circles: Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mumbai, North East and Punjab
– Max 1800 MHz spectrum won in Kerala (10 MHz), followed by Maharashtra (9 MHz) and 8 MHz in Punjab
– Most expensive spectrum: Maharashtra, at Rs 2613.15 crore

– Total spectrum: 65.20 MHz of 900 MHz spectrum for Rs 10,715.63 crore

Uninor

– Won 13.4 MHz in the 1800 MHz band for Rs 844.72 crore
– Won spectrum in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, and in three of its key circles: Bihar, UP (East), UP (West)
– Max 1800 MHz spectrum won in Assam, at 6 MHz for Rs 216.6 crore
– Most expensive 1800 MHz spectrum: 1.4 MHz in Andhra Pradesh for Rs 228.2 crore

RCOM

– Did not win any 900 MHz spectrum
– Won spectrum in 1800 MHz band in only one circle: 0.6 MHz in Mumbai for Rs 163.2 crore
– Is the lowest, in terms of spectrum acquired and money spent

Aircel

– Did not win any 900 MHz spectrum
– Won 8.20 in the 1800 MHz band for Rs 209.90 crore
– Has won spectrum in Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan, North East, UP (East) and West Bengal
– Most expensive 1800 MHz spectrum: UP (East) at Rs 115.2 crore.
– Most amount of spectrum acquired: 1.8 MHz in J&K, North East and UP (East)

Circlewise Results

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Delhi
– Most expensive circle at Rs 74 per block for 1800 MH and Rs 740.96 for 900 MHz
– Generated Rs 19499.36 crore for 37 MHz, including both 900 MHz and 1800 MHz
– In 900 MHz, spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea Cellular, and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea, Jio, and Vodafone

Mumbai
– Third most expensive circle at Rs 54 per block in 1800 MHz,and second most expensive in 900 MHz at Rs 563.09 MHz per block
– Generated Rs 15374.24 crore for 38.8 MHz of spectrum
– In 900 MHz, spectrum acquired by Airtel and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea, Jio, RCom and Vodafone

Kolkata
– 14 MHz sold in 900 MHz band for Rs 2724.82 crore
– 18 MHz sold in 1800 MHz band for Rs 1314 crore
– In 900 MHz, spectrum acquired by Airtel and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, spectrum acquired by Airtel, Jio and Vodafone

Andhra Pradesh
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea, Jio, Uninor and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 22.60 MHz for Rs 3683.80 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Airtel: 8.80 MHz for Rs 1434.40 crore

Assam
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Jio and Uninor
– In 1800 MHz, sold 11.40 MHz for Rs 411.54 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Jio: 6.00 MHz for Rs 216.60 crore

Bihar
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by only Uninor
– In 1800 MHz, sold 2.20 MHz for Rs 94.82 crore to Uninor

Gujarat
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Idea, Jio and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 12.00 MHz for Rs 2853.60 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Jio: 6.00 MHz for Rs 1426.80 crore

Haryana
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Idea and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 8.40 MHz for Rs 226.80 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Idea Cellular: 6 MHz for Rs 162 crore

Himachal Pr.
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by only Airtel
– In 1800 MHz, sold 10.20 MHz for Rs 61.20 crore

J&K
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel and Aircel
– In 1800 MHz, sold 2.60 MHz for Rs 26.84 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Airtel: 2.60 MHz for Rs 15.86 crore

Karnataka
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea, Jio and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 23.80 MHz for Rs 3689.00 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Airtel: 8.80 MHz for Rs 1364 crore

Kerala
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea, Jio and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 27.00 MHz for Rs 1404.00 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Vodafone: 7.00 MHz for 364 crore

Kolkata
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Jio and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 18.00 MHz for Rs 1314.00 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Vodafone: 8.00 MHz for Rs 584 crore

Madhya Pradesh
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea, Jio
– In 1800 MHz, sold 19.20 MHz for Rs 967.68 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Idea: 7.00 MHz for Rs 352.80 crore

Maharashtra
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Idea and Jio
– In 1800 MHz, sold 14.00 MHz for Rs 4064.90 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Idea: 9.00 MHz for Rs 2613.15 crore

North East
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea, Jio and Aircel
– In 1800 MHz, sold 18.40 MHz for Rs 141.40 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Airtel: 7 MHz for Rs 49.00 crore

Orissa
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel and Jio
– In 1800 MHz, sold 10 MHz for Rs 160 crore
– Both Airtel and Jio acquired the same amount of spectrum: 5 MHz each for Rs 80 crore

Punjab
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Idea and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 16.80 MHz for Rs 907.20 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Airtel: 8.20 MHz for Rs 442.80 crore

Rajasthan
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Aircel and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 9.00 MHz for Rs 275.60 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Airtel: 8.20 MHz for Rs 213.20 crore

Tamil Nadu
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel and Jio
– In 1800 MHz, sold 11.20 MHz for Rs 2329.60 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Jio: 6.20 MHz for Rs 1289.60 crore

UP (East)
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Uninor, Aircel and Vodafone
– In 1800 MHz, sold 5.80 MHz for Rs 486.40 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Vodafone: 4.00 MHz for Rs 256 crore

UP (West)
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired only by Uninor
– In 1800 MHz, sold 2.00 MHz for Rs 189.90 crore

West Bengal
– 1800 MHz band spectrum acquired by Airtel, Jio and Aircel
– In 1800 MHz, sold 10.00 MHz for Rs 275.52 crore
– Max spectrum was bought by Jio: 5.60 MHz for Rs 137.76 crore

Update: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Jio had won spectrum in 15 circles. They’ve won spectrum in 14.