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The govt allocated 1900 MHz in India to defence. Then why are we seeing news that defence has vacated their spectrum. What will MoD do without any spectrum?.
Nearly all spectrum that is usable for commercial telecom operations was earlier allocated to the ministry of defence. When Telecommunication started, the need for spectrum arose and then MoD had to release spectrum in phases to the DoT for commercial deployment. The 1900 MHz Spectrum was just one single swap of 15 MHz in exchange for equal quantity of 2100 MHz spectrum. Apart from that MoD has 10 MHz in 700 MHz band, 20 MHz each in 1800 and 2100 MHz band, 2.5 MHz in 850 MHz band and 20 MHz in 2300 MHz band. So don't worry the defence ministry has plenty of spectrum to run their services smoothly.
 

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MVNO concept became flop. Because a company called VIRGIN entered the market in 2008 thereby using the DOCOMO network. Later on, it got vanished.
Virgin was not a true MVNO, it was a pseudo MVNO since at the time when they entered India didn't have an MVNO policy in place. As of now MVNOs are not popular coz the primary operators are offering voice and data at very cheap rates, wait for say 5 years from now by when u will have witnessed significant tariff hikes and the prices of primary operators will not be affordable for a lot of ppl. Primary operators will offer unlimited plans at high prices, At that point MVNOs will offer limited voice minutes and limited data at reasonable prices. That is how it is in countries like USA, Indian market will take some time to mature.
 

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Nearly all spectrum that is usable for commercial telecom operations was earlier allocated to the ministry of defence. When Telecommunication started, the need for spectrum arose and then MoD had to release spectrum in phases to the DoT for commercial deployment. The 1900 MHz Spectrum was just one single swap of 15 MHz in exchange for equal quantity of 2100 MHz spectrum. Apart from that MoD has 10 MHz in 700 MHz band, 20 MHz each in 1800 and 2100 MHz band, 2.5 MHz in 850 MHz band and 20 MHz in 2300 MHz band. So don't worry the defence ministry has plenty of spectrum to run their services smoothly.
I can see some unknown 3G operator (INA 999 or so) near Gandhipuram bus stand Coimbatore or at some places within the city limits of Bengalooru.
 
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