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Download: 2G Auction 2014 Results

(By Nikhil Pahwa & Vikas SN)

Our coverage of the 2G Auctions is brought to you by OnMobile Global, India’s leading Mobile Value Added Services [VAS] company

MediaNama’s extensive coverage of the 2G auction results was brought to you in association with OnMobile Global. Download a copy of our overview of the 2G auction results. This report contains a printable version of our table explaining which telecom operators got spectrum in which circles, and for how much, as well as bullet pointed details of the result along with commentary, as well as a bonus chart with data on the circles where Reliance Jio did not buy spectrum.

Download the 2G Auction Results document here.

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Department Of Telecommunications (DoT) has also released (pdf) the final results for the recently concluded 2G auctions along with information on the amount to be paid by each successful bidder.

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Note that all successful bidders have the option to either pay the full bid amount upfront or make use of the deferred payment option to pay 33% of the bid amount (in case of 1800MHz band) or 25% of the bid amount (in case of 900MHz band) by February 27, 2014 and the remaining amount through ten annual installments after a two year period.

– Airtel has to pay Rs 3,268.99 crore upfront and Rs 1,307 crore in 10 annual installments for securing 485 spectrum blocks in 1800MHz. It has to pay Rs 2,155.9 crore upfront and Rs 1,273.6 crore in 10 annual installments for 18 spectrum blocks in 900MHz. Overall, the telco has to pay Rs 5,424.9 crore upfront and Rs 2,580.6 crore in 10 annual installments. The total bid amount is Rs 18,529.64 crore.

– Reliance Jio has to pay an upfront amount of Rs 3647.96 crore and 10 annual installments of Rs 1,458.5 crore for securing 394 spectrum blocks in 1800MHz. The total bid amount is Rs 11,054.41 crore.

– Vodafone India has to pay Rs 2,766.5 crore upfront and Rs 1,106.1 crore in 10 annual installments for 245 spectrum blocks in 1800MHz. It has to pay Rs 2,815.3 crore upfront and Rs 1,663 crore in 10 annual installments for 23 spectrum blocks in 900MHz. Overall, Vodafone India has to pay Rs 5,581.9 crore upfront and Rs 2,769.3 crore in 10 annual installments. The total bid amount is Rs 19,644.72 crore.

– Idea Cellular has to pay Rs 2,313.6 crore upfront and Rs 925 crore in 10 annual installments for 301 spectrum blocks in 1800MHz. It has to pay Rs 926.2 crore upfront and Rs 547.1 crore in 10 annual installments for 5 spectrum blocks in 900MHz. Overall, Idea Cellular has to pay Rs 3,239.8 crore upfront and Rs 1,472.2 crore in 10 annual installments. The total bid amount is Rs 10,715.63 crore.

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– Aircel has to pay Rs 69.27 crore upfront and Rs 27.69 crore in 10 annual installments for 41 blocks in 1800MHz. The total bid amount is Rs 209.9 crore.

– Telewings (Uninor) has to pay Rs 278.8 crore upfront and Rs 111.5 crore in 10 annual installments for 67 blocks in 1800MHz. The total bid amount is Rs 844.72 crore.

– Reliance Communications has to pay Rs 53.9 crore upfront and Rs 21.5 crore in 10 annual installments for 3 blocks in 1800MHz. The total bid amount is Rs 163.2 crore.

Our coverage of India’s 2014 2G Auctions

Auction Results

India’s 2014 2G Auction Ends: Operator & Circle Results
Updated: India’s 2014 2G Auction Results: What The Telecom Operators Are Saying
– What They’re Saying About India’s 2014 2G Spectrum Auction Results

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Auction Daily

– Day 1: Mumbai 900MHz Price Up 44.28% From Reserve; Bids In 1800 MHz Low
– Day 2: More Activity In 1800 MHz; Mumbai In 900 MHz Up 68.3% Above Base
– Day 3: Bihar & Assam Cross 3G Spectrum Price
– Day 4: Delhi Up 79.3% Above Base In 900 MHz
– Day 6: Delhi & Kolkata In 900MHz Cross 3G Spectrum Price
– Day 7: 5 Circles In 1800MHz Cross 3G Spectrum Price
– Day 9: Focus Shifts To 1800MHz; Assam Is More Than 3x Higher Of Reserve Price
– Day 10: No Changes In 900MHz Prices

Pre-Auction coverage

– SC Reject Telcos Plea To Stay 2G Auctions; DoT Reduces Available 1800MHz Spectrum
– Vodafone Seeks 1% Uniform Spectrum Usage Charges For 3G & BWA Spectrum
– 5% Spectrum Usage Fee For New Spectrum in 2014 2G Auctions Pre-Qualified Bidders
– 2014 2G Auctions: 8 Telcos Submit Bids; Videocon, Loop & SSTL Not Participating
– DoT Modifies 2014 2G Auction Guidelines: Rollout Obligations, Performance Guarantees
– India’s 2014 2G Auction Postponed: To Begin On 3rd February 2014
– The Lowdown: DoT’s Guidelines For 2G Spectrum Auction In January 2014

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