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Spectrum Acquisitions of Airtel, Jio, Vodafone Concept Tabulated

India 5G Spectrum Public sale 2022 lastly concluded after a complete of 40 clock rounds on August 1 with a complete bid quantity of Rs 1,50,173 crore. About 71% (51,236.2 MHz) of the whole spectrum that was bid out has been bought.

If you’re following the sequence intently, we’ve already lined the spectrum understanding and associated tales exactly this yr. Now that the outcomes are out, we all know you should be ready for the comparability tables of who gained what.

Who Acquired Spectrum in What Bands:

Airtel: 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 3300 MHz, 26 GHz

Jio: 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3300 MHz, 26 GHz

Vodafone: 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300 MHz, 26 GHz

Adani: 26 GHz

Quantity of Spectrum Acquired:

Airtel: 19,867.8 MHz – Rs 43,084 Crore

Jio: 24,740 MHz – Rs 88,078 Crore

Vodafone Concept: 6228.4 MHz – Rs 18,799 Crore

Adani: 400 MHz – Rs 212 Crore

In 600 MHz/700 MHz/800 MHz/900 MHz – Sub-1 GHz Bands:


600 MHz band was auctioned for the primary time however didn’t see any curiosity from telcos. 10 MHz of spectrum in 600 MHz was reserved for BSNL/MTNL for 5G Companies. Jio is the one telco which acquired 10 MHz of spectrum within the 700 MHz band. Airtel topped up some spectrum in three circles within the 900 MHz band. There isn’t a participation of Vodafone Concept in any Sub-1 GHz bands.

In 1800 MHz/2100 MHz/2300 MHz/2500 MHz:

Spectrum Auction

Airtel acquired spectrum in 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz bands to solidify its spectrum holdings. Jio acquired spectrum in simply 1800 MHz band to spice up its holdings. Vodafone Concept too acquired spectrum in 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2500 MHz bands.

In 3300 MHz and 26 GHz:


Each Airtel and Jio aggressively participated in successful the spectrum within the Excessive bands. Vodafone Concept acquired spectrum solely in its precedence circles within the excessive bands.

The spectrum numbers are self-explanatory, and our earlier tales ought to aid you perceive the numbers. Now that telcos have a adequate amount of spectrum, all that issues going ahead is the standard of providers and high quality subscribers that justify the large investments made within the spectrum acquisition.

The spectrum sheet already has three totally different views of the public sale outcomes for higher understanding, and you’ll confer with the identical.



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