The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released the Consultation Paper on ‘Reserve Price for Auction of Spectrum in the 800 MHz Band’.
On December 12, 2013, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had requested TRAI to furnish their recommendations on reserve price for 800 MHz band in all the service areas in terms of clause 11(1)(a) of the TRAI Act 1997 as amended.
In this context, TRAI has issued this consultation paper, raising specific issues for consideration of stakeholders.
The key issues raised in the consultation paper are quantum of spectrum to be auctioned, spectrum block-size, and methods to be used for valuation and estimation of reserve price of spectrum.
The consultation paper has been placed on TRAI’s website www.trai.gov.in.