The auction would feature a total of 72 GHz (gigahertz) of spectrum valued at at least Rs 4.3 trillion.
Prior to participating in the 5G auction, Reliance Jio Infocomm, the largest telecom operator in India, has filed an earnest money deposit (EMD) of Rs 14,000 crore, while Bharti Airtel has contributed Rs 5,500 crore.
Adani Data Networks' EMD is Rs 100 crore, according to the list of pre-qualified bidders available on the telecom department's website.
EMD quantities typically provide a general idea of the players' desire, strategy, and plan for purchasing spectrum in an auction. Additionally, it establishes the qualifying points, which telcos use to aim for particular amounts of spectrum within a given circle.
Vodafone Idea has invested an EMD worth Rs 2,200 crore.
Jio has been assigned 1,59,830 eligibility points for the auction, the most of the four bidders, with an EMD of Rs 14,000 crore.
Airtel has been given 66,330 eligibility points, while Vodafone Idea has been given 29,370.
Based on its deposit, Adani Data Networks earned 1,650 qualifying points. On July 26, the 5G spectrum auction is slated to begin.
The auction would feature a total of 72 GHz (gigahertz) of spectrum valued at at least Rs 4.3 lakh crore.
Radio waves in several low frequency bands (600 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, and 2300 MHz), mid frequency bands (3300 megahertz), and high frequency bands will be up for auction (26GHz).