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Italian frequency plan could affect Iliad entry - report

Tuesday 25 October 2016 | 09:58 CET | News
The Italian government's plan to raise around EUR 1.8 billion next year by anticipating the renewal of some frequency licences could affect the merger of Wind and 3 Italia, as well as the entry of France's Iliad, reports Il Messaggero. The Draft Budgetary Plan 2017 sent to the European Commission last week by finance and economy minister Pier Carlo Padoan anticipates extending concessions on 900 MHz and 1800 MHz band spectrum rights held by TIM, Vodafone, Wind and 3 Italia which are due to expire on 30 June 2018 until 31 December 2029. However, the plan could result in Iliad having to pay EUR

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / European Commission / Iliad / TIM / Vimpelcom / Vodafone / Wind
Countries: Italy
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