The Adani Group participated in the recently held 5G spectrum auction and now reports suggest that the company has been licensed to provide full-fledged telecom services in India.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Oct 12, 2022 09:10 IST
By Sneha Saha: The Gautam Adani Group participated in the recently held 5G spectrum auction and now reports suggest that the company has been licensed to provide full-fledged telecom services in India. According to two official sources, the Press Trust of India (PTI) was the first to report this.
According to the report, “Adani Data Networks has been awarded UL (AS),” according to an official source. Another official reportedly said the permit was granted earlier this week, on Monday. It should be noted that the company has not disclosed any details regarding the launch of a telecom network to acquire Jio and Airtel. In fact, the company said earlier that it has no plans to offer retail telecom services and has purchased 5G spectrum to set up its private 5G network.
Another report suggests that the Adani Data Networks has only received the uniform license from the Ministry of Telecommunications in six circles including – Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Mumbai. With that, the company is now eligible to make long-distance calls on its network and to offer Internet services.
For the ignorant, the Adani Data Networks Ltd (ADNL) acquired the right to use 400MHz spectrum in the 26GHz millimeter wave band of Rs 212 crore for 20 years. At the time, the company said it plans to use the ether for its data centers, as well as the super app it’s building to support businesses from electricity distribution to airports and gas retailing to ports. Now the unified license will also help the company with its data center operations.
“The newly acquired 5G spectrum is expected to help create a unified digital platform that will accelerate the pace and scale of the digitization of the Adani Group’s core infrastructure, primary industry and B2C business portfolio,” the Adani said. group said in a statement earlier. .