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German spectrum auction yields EUR 4.39 billion

Thursday 20 May 2010 | 22:49 CET | News
The German frequency auction has ended with total bids of EUR 4.385 billion, of which the majority, EUR 3.576 billion, went to spectrum in the 800 MHz range. The auction started on 12 April and ended on 20 May after 224 bidding rounds. Only three operators acquired the so-called digital dividend frequencies. O2 Germany paid EUR 1.212 billion for two blocks, each consisting of 2x5 MHz, followed by Vodafone Germany paying EUR 1.21 billion for two blocks and T-Mobile Germany spending EUR 1.154 billion on two blocks. The fourth participant, E-Plus, was unable to acquire 800 MHz frequencies. The

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: E-Plus / O2 Germany / T-Mobile Germany / Vodafone Germany
Countries: Germany
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