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Australia launches spectrum auction to boost mobile broadband capacity

Tuesday 28 November 2017 | 07:39 CET | News
"We anticipate the spectrum will be used for mobile or fixed wireless broadband services with the majority of lots available being in regional areas," said ACMA chair Nerida O'Loughlin.

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