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Google May Join India 3G Auction With Partner

Jérôme Flipo [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
11 years ago2,287 views

<<Google, the world’s largest search engine and one of the biggest internet brands, is understood to be eyeing opportunities in the third generation of mobile telephony, or 3G, in India.

Sources in the telecom industry say Google is looking at broadband wireless access, or BWA, in the country and may participate in the auction with an Indian partner. BWA is also known as Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access, or WiMAX.

As an alternative, Google could be just a technology partner to a telecom service provider. Foreign companies can buy up to 74 per cent equity in such a venture.>>

business-standard.com/india/ne ...

BizAbh [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

hmm looks like 3g auction is really hotting up .

Jérôme Flipo [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

PS: I think the article is wrong about Google's intention in the 2008 US auction. No Telco "stole the match". See afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5i ...

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