On December 12, 2013, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had requested TRAI to furnish their recommendations on reserve price for 800 MHz band in all the service areas in terms of clause 11(1)(a) of the TRAI Act 1997 as amended.
In this context, TRAI issued the consultation paper raising specific issues for consideration of stakeholders.
The key issues raised in the consultation paper are quantum of spectrum to be auctioned, spectrum block-size and methods to be used for valuation and estimation of reserve price of spectrum.
The consultation paper has been placed on TRAI's website www.trai.gov.in.
Written comments on the issues raised in the consultation paper are invited from the stakeholders by 15th January 2014 and counter-comments by 22nd January 2014. Stakeholders are requested to send their comments by due date as there will be no extension of timelines.
The comments and counter-comments may be sent, preferably in electronic form email@example.com.
An open house discussion on the consultation paper will be held on January 27 in New Delhi.
--ANI (Posted on 02-01-2014)