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Broadcast & Satellite

NBN Co acquired 850 MHz of spectrum from AAPT

Thursday 12 April 2012 | 02:38 CET | News
The Australian government company rolling out the national broadband network, NBN Co, has bought 850 MHz of spectrum from ISP AAPT. NBN Co's progress report to the government reveals that the company bought the spectrum in the 28 GHz frequency band in November last year, ZDNet Australia reports. The spectrum will be used for NBN Co's satellite internet service. NBN Co would not say how much it paid for the spectrum rights, which are set to expire before the company satellite service has launched in 2015. NBN Co says that as the licence holder, it can now discuss renewing the licences with the regulator.

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: AAPT / NBN Co
Countries: Australia
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