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Australia plans digital dividend auction in April 2013

Wednesday 20 June 2012 | 02:53 CET | News
The Australian communications ministry has planned the auction for digital dividend in April 2013. The date has been decided on the advice of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), which believes that the date would maximise product certainty for bidders prior to the auction and provide new licensees with adequate lead time to plan and deploy networks before their licenses commence. The digital dividend auction includes spectrum in the 700 MHz band as well as spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band. This spectrum will become available mainly as a result of the switch to digital-only

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