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ACMA consults on re-allocation of digital dividend

Friday 27 May 2011 | 03:20 CET | News
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has begun the process of a joint auction of new spectrum licences in the 700 MHz (digital dividend) and 2.5 GHz bands.The re-allocation of this spectrum, which includes the "digital dividend" freed up by switching off analog television, will help to address soaring demand for mobile broadband data, the regulator says. ACMA also released the terms of two draft recommendations it proposes to make to the ICT minister about the reallocations, including details of the spectrum and key dates in the process.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ACMA / Australian Communications and Media Authority
Countries: Australia
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