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Italy sets EUR 2.5 bln reserve price for 5G tenders - report

Friday 20 October 2017 | 09:02 CET | News
The Italian government's budgetary committee has set a reserve price of EUR 2.5 billion in total proceeds from the so-called 5G tenders for spectrum in the 700 MHz, 3.4-3.8 GHz and 26.5-27.5 GHz bands, according to a draft bill seen by Corriere delle Comunicazioni. The bill, which has yet to be approved by the Italian senate, states that the government is looking to raise at least EUR 1.25 billion in 2018, EUR 50 million in 2019, EUR 300 million in 2020, EUR 150 million in 2021 and EUR 750 million in 2022. The EUR 2.5 billion minimum could optimistically rise to EUR 4 billion, added the

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