Mobile Tariff Likely To Be Hiked: The process of auctioning 5G spectrum is over. But with this, due to this expensive auction, the possibility of increasing mobile tariff in the country has become strong. The three existing telcos and the Adani Group have bid for spectrum worth Rs 1,50,173 crore in the 5G spectrum auction. After which it is believed that mobile tariff is bound to increase.
Reliance Jio, the telecom company of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, has bid for a total of Rs 88,078 crore. So Bharti Airtel has bid for Rs 43,084 crore, debt-ridden Vodafone Idea Rs 18,799 crore and Adani Group has bid for spectrum worth Rs 212 crore. is installed. Spectrum allocation is to be done by August 10, 2022. These telecom companies have to pay big money to pay the license fee of the government. In September-October 2022, 5G mobile service will be started in many big cities of the country.
Companies will have to increase their revenue to pay the license fee. In such a situation, the telecom companies will have to increase the mobile tariff. This time the eye is on postpaid mobile tariff and data rates. Earlier, just a month after the end of the year 2021, apart from Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Reliance Jio had announced to increase the prepaid mobile tariff. But in the coming time, telecom companies are preparing to increase postpaid mobile tariff along with prepaid.
Signs were given to increase the tariff
Top management of all telecom company has already said that another mobile tariff can be hiked. Top management of one company had said that even though mobile tariff will not increase in next 3 or four months, mobile tariff will be increased in this calendar year. can be increased and the company will not hesitate to increase the tariff.