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Reliance Jio splashes out $8bn in Indian airwaves auction
Business & Finance

Reliance Jio splashes out $8bn in Indian airwaves auction

  • Jio picked up a total of 488.35 megahertz (Mhz) in frequency bands of 800 Mhz, 1800 Mhz and 2300 Mhz, India's telecoms secretary Anshu Prakash told reporters.
  • The top three Indian wireless carriers - Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea - together bought airwaves worth 778.15 billion rupees ($10.60 billion) at the close of the two-day auction, Prakash said.
Published 02 Mar, 2021 09:10pm
Facebook cuts deal with Australia, will restore news pages in the coming days
World

Facebook cuts deal with Australia, will restore news pages in the coming days

  • Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook said a compromise had been reached on key aspects of the law, which was fiercely opposed by the tech companies
  • A global outrage sparked last week after the social media platform blacked out news for its Australian users and inadvertently blocking a series of non-news Facebook pages
Published 23 Feb, 2021 11:02am