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3 UK calls for 30% cap on operator spectrum holdings

Monday 21 November 2016 | 12:56 CET | News
Mobile operator 3 UK has criticised regulator Ofcom's plan for the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands spectrum auction, saying the proposed cap on operator spectrum holdings at current levels does not go far enough. In a consultation on the auction rules, Ofcom acknowledged the curreny asymmetry in spectrum holdings among operators and proposed limiting the maximum spectrum available for immediate use to 255 MHz for each operator. This would prevent BT/EE for acquiring anymore than its current share of the total spectrum available to mobile operators. 3 UK said it wants a 30 percent cap on total spectrum

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / BT / EE / European Commission / Ofcom / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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