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3 UK CEO renews calls for Ofcom to limit spectrum

Tuesday 6 September 2016 | 21:34 CET | News
3 UK CEO Dave Dyson has renewed calls for Ofcom to rebalance the distribution of mobile spectrum with the upcoming auction of frequencies released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Speaking to the BBC, Dyson warned that prices were already going up and competition was falling after the merger of BT and EE, with BT/EE controlling 42 percent of all UK spectrum and Vodafone controlling 29 percent. This compares to the 15 percent and 14 percent held by 3 UK and O2 UK respectively. Dyson wants Ofcom to limit the total amount of spectrum held by any one company to 30 percent.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / BT / EE / O2 UK / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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