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Argentina to assign Airlink spectrum to Arsat - report

Friday 2 October 2015 | 10:39 CET | News
Argentina's government is planning to assign the 3G and 4G spectrum licence it removed from Airlink last month to state-owned satellite operator Arsat, reports Telam. The move follows the decision by telecoms regulator AFTIC to cancel the licence it awarded to new Argentinian operator Airlink back in October 2014 after the operator failed to pay the USD 506 million licence fee by the June deadline. The licence is for two 20 MHz blocks in the AWS and 700 MHz bands. The government is also considering the possibility of converting Arsat into a wholesale provider of spectrum to private companies

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airlink Mobile / Arsat / Clarin / Nextel
Countries: Argentina
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