3 UK CEO says mobile market competition under threat

Wednesday 22 June 2011 | 10:04 CET | News
3 UK CEO Kevin Russell has warned that the planned auction of radio spectrum for 4G mobile services could destabilise the 'fragile' competition in the UK and potentially result in 3 UK disappearing from the market, The Independent reports. Speaking to the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee on 21 June, Russell said that the planned spectrum auction would set up the competitive structure of the UK mobile market for the next 10 years. He warned that following the merger of Orange and T-Mobile, four operators could soon become three in a short period of time as 3 UK would not be able to

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / O2 / Orange / T-Mobile / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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