TRAI releases consultation paper on spectrum sale

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Tuesday released consultation paper on valuation and reserve price of spectrum for the third auction.

"On July 10, 2013, the Department of Telecommunications sought TRAI's recommendations on the applicable reserve price for the auction of spectrum in 800 Mhz (CDMA), 900 Mhz and 1800 Mhz (GSM) bands. In this context, TRAI has issued consultation paper raising specific issues for consideration of stakeholders," a TRAI statement said here.

The government has sought comments on these issues from the stakeholders by Aug 14 and counter-comments by Aug 31.