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Why the German operators paid EUR 6.55 billion for spectrum

Tuesday 2 July 2019 | 13:01 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
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The GSMA issued recently a position paper on spectrum auctions. The mobile industry group makes a few obvious conclusions and a few less questionable recommendations. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 1&1 Drillisch / GSMA / Telefonica Deutschland / Telefonica Germany / Telekom Deutschland / Vodafone Germany
Countries: Germany
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