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Mexico approves 4G auction conditions, launches new system

Thursday 12 November 2015 | 14:39 CET | News
Mexican telecoms regulator IFT has approved the conditions for the auction of 80 MHz of spectrum in the AWS band (1.7/2.1GHz), scheduled for January 2016. In a statement announcing the end of the corresponding public consultation, the regulator said the spectrum tender would be conducted on the basis of a combinatorial clock auction (CCA) system for the first time in Mexico. The IFT said the system had been used in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom to separate the spectrum blocks and prevent collusion between operators. Although no

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / IFT / Movistar / Telcel
Countries: Mexico
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