The much-awaited 5G spectrum auction is likely to be held in May 2022 – but only if the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) shares its recommendations with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on sale process and pricing by the end of March.
If the auctions are held in May, India will see the launch of 5G services by the end of 2022.
In 2021 TRAI launched a 5G spectrum consultation paper. Participants had until February 15 to submit comments. TRAI now has to review the statements and share the final recommendations with the DoT.
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