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5G spectrum auctions create opportunities for newcomers on mobile market

Tuesday 8 January 2019 | 12:06 CET | Author: Corina Schultz | Background
The new year will bring a number of important spectrum auctions in Europe, opening up new frequency ranges for the first 5G services, as well as renewing expiring licences in a number of countries. Spectrum auctions provide an opportunity to reshuffle the cards in the mobile market, and the upcoming auctions have brought calls for the entry of new mobile operators in countries such as Belgium and Germany in order to stimulate competition. In other countries, newcomers on the mobile market have been looking to avoid the risk of high auction prices by cutting private spectrum deals, such as

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 1&1 Drillisch / 3 Group / 3 Sweden / Fastweb / Masmovil / Tele2 Netherlands / Tiscali / T-Mobile / United Internet / Vodafone
Countries: Europe
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