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India plans LTE

India has again been linked to the future sale of LTE spectrum, despite the country’s 3G auctions only just beginning.

India 3G auction price hits INR40.85B

The bidding for radio bandwidth to offer 3G services across India resumed on the second day of the auctions (Saturday), with the price of one slot touching INR40.85 billion (US$923.2 million) at the end of a total of 10 rounds.

India delays MNP again

Reports suggest the Indian government has further delayed the launch of mobile number portability services to end-June, 2010.

All applicants qualify for Indian 3G, BWA auctions

Dow Jones Newswires notes that all nine applicants, including telecom majors Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular, have qualified for the final auction of Indian radio bandwidth to offer 3G services, a notice on the Department of Telecommunications’ website showed Tuesday.

Qualcomm to push TD-LTE in India

Qualcomm has confirmed reports it plans to bid in India’s upcoming auction for broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum in the 2.3 GHz band.

Indian federal body to audit books of five telecom firms

Dow Jones Newswires reports that India’s Department of Telecommunications has asked a federal audit panel to look into the accounts of five of the country’s biggest telecom operators to assess any revenue loss to the government.

Indian MNP faces fresh delay

Telecompaper notes that the implementation of mobile number portability in India is likely to be delayed at least until July as a system is not yet in place to roll out the service.

India: No mobile TV and LTE auctions

Dow Jones Newswires reports that India’s government doesn’t propose to auction radio bandwidth for mobile television or LTE services

Analysts: Indias mobile sector gets a reality check

India’s mobile sector is under scrutiny today following analyst reports that suggest the trend of users owning multiple SIMs is distorting the true state of the market.

The challenges of forecasting Indian growth

The trend of multiple SIM ownership is just one difficulty in analysing the world’s second-largest mobile market