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Finland awards 5G spectrum in 3.5 GHz auction to Telia, Elisa and DNA

Monday 1 October 2018 | 15:59 CET | News
The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (Ficora) has announced the results of the 5G auction that began on 26 September for licences to use the 3410–3800 MHz spectrum band. Telia Finland won band A for the frequencies 3410-3540 MHz, with a bid of EUR 30.26 million; Elisa won band B from 3540-3670 MHz with a bid of EUR 26.35 million; and DNA won band C from 3670-3800 MHz with a bid of EUR 21.00 million.

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Companies: DNA / Elisa / Ficora / Telia Finland
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