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India broadband spectrum auction ends: Sources

India's wireless broadband spectrum auction ended today after 16 days of bidding, two sources with direct knowledge said.

india Updated: Jun 11, 2010 12:25 IST
Reuters

India's wireless broadband spectrum auction ended on Friday after 16 days of bidding, two sources with direct knowledge said.



Eleven firms, including India's top three telecoms firms - Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications and Vodafone Essar - and US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc were bidding for broadband spectrum.



Bids for one set of nationwide wireless broadband spectrum licences in India had totalled 127.75 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) as of Thursday.

First Published: Jun 11, 2010 12:22 IST