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Italy to run EUR 2.5 bln 5G tender by end-September

Thursday 24 May 2018 | 08:42 CET | News
Italy's communications regulator Agcom has announced that the country's first 5G spectrum tender will finally take place in September after it approved the final conditions. In a statement, the watchdog said it expected to raise at least EUR 2.5 billion from the tender run by the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) but that only half the amount would be raised this year. Italy is the first country in Europe to set the rules for assigning frequencies in a 5G auction, said Agcom, adding that spectrum will be made available in the 694-790 MHz, 3.6-3.8 GHz and 26.5-27.5 GHz bands in

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Agcom / Iliad Italia / TIM / Vodafone / Wind Tre
Countries: Italy
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