2G Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Narrow Band IoT Network?

On December 10, 2020, BSNL in partnership with the Skylo announced the world’s first satellite based Narrow Band Internet of Things network in India. This is to bring a breakthrough in satellite based narrowband internet of things technology. It will also help in in achieving the targets of Digital India mission helping farmers, fishermen, meaning, ..

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Google Launches Special Search Mode for Slower 2G Phone Network for India, Brazil

World’s largest search engine giant Google Inc has launched a new lite mode of Google search engine for India and Brazil on 2 Generation (2G) network. This lite mode has been developed by keeping the 2G network speed in mind. Before launching this feature in India, Google had tested it in Indonesia, where the network ..

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Supreme Court questions Centre over not allocating entire spectrum

The Supreme Court questioned the Govt that why it didn’t auction the entire 2 G spectrum which was available after February 2, 2012 order of Supreme Court cancelling 122 licenses. The court also held that it would not allow government to withhold even 0.1 per cent of spectrum from not being auctioned.

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2G spectrum auction flops; less than Rs. 10K crore of bids received by Govt

The 2G mobile phone spectrum auction ended in a flop show with merely Rs. 9,407 crore being collected in the process contrary to the high valuation estimated by the CAG in its criticizing report of the government two years ago. Half of the airwaves on offer remaining unsold and government getting just about one-third of ..

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Rs. 14,000 crore : 2G spectrum auction base price

For the auctioning of 122 license which were cancelled by the apex court, the central govt has fixed the base price of Rs. 14,000 crore for 5 MHz of pan-India 2G spectrum in the 1800-MHz GSM. The reserve price for 5 MHz of CDMA spectrum: Rs. 18,200 crore, 1.3 times the price of GSM spectrum. ..

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