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BT rivals demand cap on UK spectrum ownership

Tuesday 4 October 2016 | 10:34 CET | News
A group of telecoms companies have written to Ofcom to demand the introduction of a cap on the amount of spectrum that a single mobile operator can own, reports the FT. The chief executives of TalkTalk, CityFibre, PCCW-owned Relish and the Federation of Commununications Services have signed a letter asking for a 30 percent cap, a limit already exceeded by BT with its ownership of the EE network. The news follows a similar move from 3 UK CEO Dave Dyson, who in September had renewed calls for Ofcom to rebalance the distribution of mobile spectrum, enforcing an ownership cap as part of the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / BT / CityFibre / EE / O2 UK / Ofcom / PCCW / TalkTalk / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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