The DoT has released the new time line for the auction of 3G / broadband Wireless Access spectrum in India. Dec-7th-2009 is the date when the Government will conduct the 3G Spectrum Auction.

EVDO and BWA Auctions will be held 2 days after the conclusion of 3G auction.

Revised Time Line for 3G / BWA Auction:
Release of Revised Information Memorandum 29-Sep-09
Deadline for submission of questions for pre-bid conference 08-Oct-09
Pre-bid conference 12-Oct-09
Issue of clarifications, if any 22-Oct-09
Notice Inviting Applications 26-Oct-09
Final date for Applications 13-Nov-09

Publication of ownership details of Applicants 18-Nov-09
Bidder Ownership Compliance Certificate 23-Nov-09
Pre-qualification of Bidders 27-Nov-09
Mock Auction 03-Dec-09 to 04-Dec-09

Start of the 3G-WCDMA Auction 07-Dec-09

Start of the EVDO and BWA Auctions 2 days after the close of the
3G-WCDMA Auction

Revised Timeline as Reported on 23-10-2009

Deadline for submission of questions for pre-bid conference 13th November, 2009
Pre-bid conference 16th November, 2009
Issue of clarifications, if any 27th November, 2009
Notice Inviting Applications 8th December, 2009
Final date for Applications 21st December, 2009
Publication of ownership details of Applicants 24th December, 2009
Bidder Ownership Compliance Certificate 4th January, 2010
Pre-qualification of Bidders 7th January, 2010
Mock Auction 11th -12th January, 2010
Start of the 3G Auction 14th January, 2010

Start of the 800MHz and BWA Auctions 2 days from the day of close of the 3G Auction