The day-two of the bidding process began at 10 AM and it is widely expected to conclude much ahead of the scheduled closing time of 6 PM
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio, Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and a unit of billionaire Gautam Adani's flagship Adani Enterprises are in the race to bid for 5G spectrum
Vaishnaw said this is the right time for the country to move forward on 5G, and added that Indian telcos are keen on starting this new journey
Firms run by tycoons Mukesh Ambani, Sunil Bharti Mittal and Gautam Adani as well as Vodafone Idea had put in bids of about Rs 1.45 lakh crore to buy fifth-generation (5G) airwaves on Tuesday
It seems the next smartphone war will be fought on who can offer a dedicated smartphone for people to enter the metaverse
He exhorted the industry to look closely at creation of the talent pipeline to address these emerging opportunities.
Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said the response on the first day of the auction exceeded all expectations and will surpass the records of 2015, when revenue collection from auction stood at Rs 1.09 lakh crore
The testbed has been set up at a cost of around Rs 220 crore
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