Bangladesh to hold 3G auction in early 2013

Friday 12 October 2012 | 12:04 CET | News
The Bangladeshi government announced that it will hold a 3G spectrum licence auction early next year and expects customers to be able to use 3G services by the middle of 2013, The Daily Star reported online. At a meeting on 11 October, the operators asked the telecoms ministry to reduce the starting price for the auction from the proposed USD 30 million per 1 MHz of the spectrum. The draft guidelines say the auction will involve 10 MHz spectrum from the 2,100 MHz frequency band, but the operators would like to purchase 5 MHz of the spectrum to save costs. Five 3G licences are available, of

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Companies: TeleTalk
Countries: Bangladesh
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