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Italy looking for EUR 1.8 bln spectrum boost in 2017

Wednesday 19 October 2016 | 09:19 CET | News
The Italian government is hoping to raise around EUR 1.8 billion next year by renewing the concessions on 900 MHz and 1800 MHz band spectrum rights, according to details of its Draft Budgetary Plan 2017 seen by news agency Ansa. The plan sent to the European Commission by finance and economy minister Pier Carlo Padoan includes a include a reorganisation of frequency concessions set to expire on 30 June 2018, with the government proposing that the current rights holders make a flat-rate advance payment to extend the rights until 31 December 2029 to pave the way to 5G technology. However, a

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