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Dutch spectrum auction: no real surprises, but how aggressive will Tele2 be?

Monday 17 December 2012 | 15:58 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
The Dutch spectrum auction ended on 14 December with total proceeds of EUR 3.80 billion for frequencies in the 800, 900, 1800, 2100 and 2600 MHz bands. KPN plans to launch in February already its first LTE offers, followed by Vodafone in the summer of 2013. Tele2 will likely be last on the market, as it must build its network from scratch. KPN also announced a sharp reduction in its dividend due to the costs of acquiring the spectrum.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / KPN / Tele2 Netherlands / T-Mobile Netherlands / UPC Netherlands / VodafoneZiggo / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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