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Belgian regulator starts consultation on spectrum auction

Wednesday 24 May 2017 | 10:27 CET | News
Belgian regulator BIPT has started a consultation on royal decrees covering mobile spectrum licences with the aim of holding an auction for new frequencies. The current licences for the 900, 1,800 and 2,100 MHz bands will expire in March 2021, and the plan is to also auction the 700 MHz band. Part of the existing licensed frequencies will be allocated automatically to the current three operators to provide them with investment certainty and ensure service continuity. An auction of the remaining spectrum should lead to higher proceeds for the state as well as leave the door open for a possible

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BIPT
Countries: Belgium
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