BWA Spectrum for 4G allotted: Deora

Last Updated: Wed, Sep 05, 2012 21:51 hrs

Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology Milind Deora informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday that the government has allotted Broad Band Wireless Access (BWA) Spectrum for 4G services to six different service providers through auction apart from BSNL & MTNL.

"BSNL has provided 50077 connections through 4G/WiMAX and Bharti Airtel 3180 subscribers through 4G network," Deora said.

"In August 2011 TRAI released a consultation paper "IMT Advances Mobile Wireless Broadband Services", he said.

"Comments have been received from 23 stakeholders, which are available on TRAI's website," he said.

The comments received are being examined by the Authority, he said.

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