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Explained: Why telecom companies are eying the 5G band of 3.5K-3.6K MHz

Telcos say that currently the eco system for equipment in this band (between 3600-3630 MHz) is not available globally and it will take at least three to four quarters for its commercial deployment

5G | 5G spectrum | 5G in India

Surajeet Das Gupta  |  New Delhi 

Airtel had suggested that the navy and defence should fully vacate this spectrum before it is auctioned

are preparing to grab the position of the top rank bidder in each local service area in the upcoming auctions in order to be assigned the best unencumbered spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band which will give them a substantial advantage over their rivals.



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First Published: Tue, June 28 2022. 01:04 IST