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No Spanish operator bids for payphone maintenance tender

Thursday 22 December 2016 | 09:55 CET | News
Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange have decided against competing in the tender to maintain Spain's public payphones, reports El Pais, citing an entry in the country's official gazette. The Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda published a tender on 30 September to find an operator willing to take on the maintenance of the country's payphones for five years, but none of the leading operators submitted bids. The news comes after Spain's communications regulator CNMC published a report earlier this year proposing to remove universal service obligations for public payphones in view of

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: CNMC / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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