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O2 IPO by summer depends on auction details - report

Friday 24 February 2017 | 08:34 CET | News
O2 UK may go ahead with an IPO before this summer if rules for the next spectrum auction prove favourable, the Daily Telegraph reports.Its sources said the operator is debating with advisers and its Spanish owner Telefonica about whether it could seek a float in the window between Easter and the summer break. The decision is likely to depend on whether Ofcom agrees to make it more difficult for BT and Vodafone to dominate the sale of spectrum rights. O2 has already been lobbying for spectrum caps, with no operator buying more than 35 percent of the frequencies on offer.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BT / O2 UK / Ofcom / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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