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Australia pushes back payment deadline for new spectrum

Wednesday 20 March 2013 | 01:10 CET | News
Australia's communications minister Stephen Conroy has told the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to seek final payments for spectrum licences won at the upcoming digital dividend auction in 2014. With the direction, the minister responds to concerns from the industry about paying for both the reissue of expiring spectrum licences and new spectrum licences within a short period of time. Under this direction, ACMA is required to issue notices to successful bidders for final payments in the second half of 2014, which is closer to the commencement of the licences. Successful

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