The government is going to get Rs. 1,09,874.91 crore from the spectrum auction. Out of this Rs. 28,872.77 crore will be received by the Government by the end of this month. The allotment is for 20 years and the balance amount will be collected in installments.

As demanded earlier, the telecom PSU, BSNL, should be allotted a portion of this, say about Rs.10,000 crore for providing universal service, which is loss making and which is not provided by the private companies.