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Spectrum sharing to get delayed

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NEW DELHI: Norms that would allow telecom operators to share and trade spectrum may be delayed beyond the auctions slated for February, official sources said. The delay will be a dampener to the beleaguered telecom industry, which is critical of the sale of only one block (5MHz) of 3G spectrum against four blocks suggested by telecom regulator Trai.

Indian government bans import of mobile handsets with fake or duplicate IMEI numbers

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