The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) was asked to
make fresh recommendations for grant of licence and allocation
of Spectrum in 2G band in 22 service areas by auction, as was
done for allocation of spectrum in 3G band.
Central Government was asked to consider the recommendations
of Trai and take appropriate decision within next one month
and grant fresh licences by auction.
Information Memorandum for Auction in 1800MHz and 800MHz bands
has already been issued giving timelines for the conduct of
sources said the Government has through Request for Proposal
(RFP) process engaged . Times Internet Limited (lead partner)
and e-Procurement Technologies Ltd. as consortium partner
for design and conduct of the auction.