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Jordan seeks new operators in spectrum tender

Thursday 6 December 2012 | 14:06 CET | News
Jordan has announced plans for a major tender of mobile spectrum, with the aim introducing a new operator on the market. The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission announced plans for a tender of 1.8, 2.1, 2.3 and 2.6 GHz frequencies and said there will be an opportunity for the entry of one new mobile operator and one new wireless broadband provider. Expressions of interest to participate in the tender should be submitted by 17 January 2013, although the TRC left open the possibility of other parties joining the tender after further details are released. It set prices of JOD 32.5 million

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Mada Communications / Orange Jordan / TRC / Umniah / Zain Jordan
Countries: Jordan
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