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Mediaset, Cairo Communication contest Italian 5G tender - report

Thursday 14 June 2018 | 14:31 CET | News
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset and media group Cairo Communication have lodged a pre-emptive appeal against the conditions of Italy's forthcoming 5G spectrum tender, according to unnamed sources cited by Reuters. The auction terms were published by communications regulator Agcom last month, with the government hoping to raise at least EUR 2.5 billion from the sale of spectrum in the 694MHz-790MHz, 3.6GHz-3.8GHz and 26.5GHz-27.5GHz bands. However, Mediaset and Cairo (which owns the La7 channel) are concerned about the procedure for assigning the frequencies to telecom operators, said

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cairo Communication / Mediaset
Countries: Italy
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