by Riddhi Mukherjee & Nikhil Pahwa After 19 days and 115 rounds of bidding, India's 2015 spectrum auction across 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz bands has concluded. The results are provisional, and subject to government approval. The Indian government has managed to raise Rs 1,09,874 crore from the sale of 418.05 MHz of spectrum. The top five circles – Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Karnataka - accounted for 52% of the bids. (Also Read: India’s 2015 Spectrum Auction Results: What The Telecom Operators Are Saying) Telecom Operator-wise results Airtel - Has won 900 MHz spectrum in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, North East, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, and West Bengal circles. - Only telco to win 900 MHz spectrum in Assam, Bihar and North East circles. - Won 60.20 MHz of 900 MHz spectrum for Rs 22254.87 crore - Most expensive 900 MHz spectrum: Rs 6126.75 crore for Andhra Pradesh - Max spectrum won in 900 MHz band: 10 MHz in Punjab - Won 15.40 MHz of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band for Rs 1041.82 crore - In 1800 MHz, won spectrum in 6 circles: Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Kolkata, North East, Odisha and Punjab - Max 1800 MHz spectrum won in Odisha (6.2 MHz), followed by 3.4 MHz in Haryana - Most expensive 1800 MHz spectrum: kolkata at Rs 298.20 crore - Won 35 MHz of spectrum in the 2100 MHz band for Rs 5833.51 crore - In 2100 MHz, won spectrum in 7 circles: Gujarat,…
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