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Allocating backhaul spectrum via non-auction route to improve service: Trai

While all airwaves used for transmitting signals to mobile phones, called access spectrum, is and will be auctioned,

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has asserted that its recommendation of allocating the ‘backhaul’ spectrum bands without auction will help enhance mobile phone signal carrying capacity between two towers, reduce call drops and improve voice and data quality.
 
The telecom commission (TC), the highest-decision making body of the Telecom Department, is likely to meet on May 1 to decide on allocation of spectrum in V-band and E-bands.
 
Trai, on whose recommendation allocation of the highly valuable spectrum is done, said spectrum in V-band and E-band even in the most advanced economies is done without auction as these airwaves

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First Published: Apr 30 2018 | 2:38 AM IST

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