BWA auction: pan-India total reaches Rs 72.22 billion on sixth day

NEW DELHI: Even as the auction for Bandwidth Access (BWA) registered a Pan-India total of Rs 72.22 billion against the base price of Rs 17.5 billion, the bid for Delhi and Mumbai crossed Rs 10 billion to touch Rs 10.13 billion each.

Tamil Nadu closed on the sixth day and 44 rounds at Rs 9.43 billion, Karnataka at Rs 9.11 billion, the rest of Maharashtra at Rs 7.81 billion, and Andhra Pradesh closed at Rs 7.48 billion.

Kolkata had a bid of Rs 4.25 billion, Punjab at Rs 2.30 billion, Kerala at Rs 1.56 billion, West Uttar Pradesh at Rs 1.34 billion, east Uttar Pradesh at Rs 806.6 million. Madhya Pradesh had a bid of Rs 689 million, while both Haryana and Rajasthan had bids of Rs 606 each. Bihar closed at Rs 170.1 million and Orissa had a bid of Rs 156 million.

The bids for Gujarat, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, North-East and Jammu and Kashmir remained unchanged.

Gujarat, Kolkata, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Orissa, Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, and North-East will not see much change with no applications for price increment for tomorrow’s rounds.

The operators in the race are Aircel, Augere (Mauritius) Limited, Bharti Airtel, Infotel Broadband Services Private Limited, Qualcomm Incorporated, Reliance WiMax Limited, Spice Internet Service, Provider Private Limited, Tata Communications Internet Services Limited, Tikona Digital Networks Private Limited and Vodafone Essar Limited.

The successful bidders would be allowed to start commercial operations from 1 September.

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