"A total of 40 rounds are over. Bids worth around Rs. 32,833.72 crore are received for 1800 Mhz and Rs. 23,356.18 crore for 900 Mhz. A total of Rs. 56,189.90 crore," Telecom Secretary M F Farooqui said.
The auction started off with the 36th round on Saturday morning. At the end of 35 rounds on Friday, bids worth around Rs. 54,600 crore had been received by the government.
The government is also auctioning radio waves in the 900 Mhz band in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, which are held by Vodafone, Airtel and Loop Mobile, as their licences are expiring in November.