India's Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has today allotted Broadband Wireless Access spectrum to four telecom operators in India - Reliance Industries (RIL) owned Infotel, Bharti Airtel, Aircel and Tikona Digital, according to a report from PTI, which quotes unnamed DoT officials. The report suggests that Infotel, which was acquired by Reliance Industries, has been allocated spectrum in all 22 circles and Bharti Airtel in four. MediaNama is yet to receive a confirmation or denial of the allocation of spectrum from either Bharti Airtel or Tikona Digital, whom we have contacted, and there is no update on the allocation on DoT's website. It's worth noting that the allocation of 20 MHz of BWA spectrum has (reportedly) been made much ahead of the allocation of 3G spectrum, which is scheduled to be made end September, but is expected to be delayed until…
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