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Mexico plans to run 2.5 GHz band tender in Q3 2017

Wednesday 1 February 2017 | 11:01 CET | News
Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has announced that it plans to finally hold the tender of spectrum in the 2.5 GHz frequency band in the third quarter of this year. In a statement setting out its work plan for 2017, the regulator confirmed that 130MHz of spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band will be auctioned off after the authorities reach an agreement with the US on how to share the spectrum in border states. Other plans on the IFT's agenda include conducting an impact assessment on the shared network, finalising its review of asymmetric measures for dominant players and

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Countries: Mexico
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