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Costa Rica approves Movistar, Claro spectrum concessions

Thursday 8 February 2018 | 10:40 CET | News
Costa Rica's Comptroller General's Office has approved the concession of 70 MHz of additional spectrum to Claro and Movistar, completing the tender held last year. The two companies were the only bidders in the July 2017 auction for seven blocks of spectrum in the 1800MHz and 1900/2100MHz bands. The amount raised – USD 43 million – will be allocated to the National Telecommunications Fund (Fonatel) which has pledged to use the funds to improve coverage in under-served regions.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Claro / Movistar
Countries: Costa Rica
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