Our coverage of the 2G Auctions is brought to you by OnMobile Global, India’s leading Mobile Value Added Services [VAS] company India’s 2014 2G auctions ended yesterday after just 11 days and 68 rounds of bidding. Through these auctions, the Indian government was able to raise Rs 61,162.22 crores from the sale of 353.2 MHz of spectrum, with the two circles of Delhi and Mumbai accounting for 57% of the total money raised. You can read what the participating telecom operators are saying about the 2014 2G auction results here. Other reactions on the 2G auction results: - Reliance Jio's Strategy & Increased 4G competition: Reliance Jio bid for spectrum in the 900MHz band and raised costs for existing operators like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone even though it didn't have any known plans to offer services in that band, says Livemint citing unnamed government officials. - Tata Teleservices Skips 2G Auction: Tata Teleservices was the only telco among the qualified bidders who didn't pick up spectrum either in the 1800MHz band or the 900MHz band. Speculation doing the rounds of Tatas looking to exit the telecom industry altogether and in talks to sell Tata Communications and Tata Teleservices to Vodafone. Read more on Total Telecom. (Also read: Tata Teleservices Reportedly Surrenders 20MHz CDMA Spectrum). - Vodafone India's 4G plans & Increasing Tariffs: Marten Pieters, Managing Director and CEO of Vodafone India had told in an interview to Business Standard that it’s too early to commit to a timeframe for 4G launch in India. He added only one handset is currently 4G compatible in India and 2300MHz spectrum is not very…
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