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EE warns competition against scuppering 4G plans

Monday 27 August 2012 | 09:11 CET | News
Any attempt to stop Everything Everywhere's rollout of 4G mobile services through litigation will force the operator to consider legal action against the government spectrum auction set for later this year, CEO Olaf Swantree told the Financial Times. EE has pledged to not hold up the already delayed spectrum auction of bandwidth best suited to 4G use, but only if the competition make the same promise about EE's plans. UK regulator Ofcom formally approved the application by EE to use its existing 1,800 MHz spectrum for 4G mobile services. Vodafone UK, O2 UK and 3 UK, which must wait and buy

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / BT / Everything Everywhere / Huawei China / O2 / O2 UK / Ofcom / Orange / T-Mobile / Virgin Media / Vodafone / Vodafone UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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