Spectrum Current Affairs, GK & News

Rajeev Gauba Panel set up to streamline Spectrum Allocation

The Government of India has constituted a panel under the cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba to streamline telecom spectrum allocation. The panel has been constituted with secretaries of railways, defence, home, telecom, department of space and Information and Broadcasting. Highlights The spectrum auction had been held by GoI for six times. They are 2010, 2012-16. However, ..

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US provides military airwaves for 5G wireless networks

The US Defence Department has planned to free up a big chunk of its military airwaves so that high-speed internet services can be provided in the country. The move is aimed at giving a fillip to the 5G network infra in the country and also to develop the same at the earliest, ahead of China. ..

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What is Spectrum Cap?

The spectrum cap is the limit of radiowaves a telecom operator can hold for providing wireless services. Spectrum cap rules prevent an operator from buying additional spectrum in a respective band. The idea is to prevent operators from acquiring a disproportional amount of spectrum compared to its peers thereby preventing market dominance. As per existing ..

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Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2015

In October 2015, the Department of Telecom has issued the much awaited spectrum trading guidelines.  Spectrum trading refers to transfer of rights to use the spectrum. After spectrum trading, the associated rights and obligations of the spectrum block shall stand transferred from the seller operator to the buyer operator. Under spectrum trading, only outright transfer ..

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