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O2 UK says will release newly acquired spectrum within hours of getting it

Thursday 5 April 2018 | 09:16 CET | News
O2 UK confirmed its acquisition of GBP 523.6 million worth of spectrum during the latest auction held by UK regulator Ofcom. The company won all 40 MHz of the 2.3 GHz band available for almost GBP 205.9 million and 40 MHz of 3.4 GHz for GBP 317.72 million. O2 UK said it has committed to an immediate deployment of these new 4G airwaves for its customers, switching them on in certain areas within 24 hours of Ofcom making them available for use. O2 UK added that the 3.4 GHz spectrum is expected to be one of the first bands available for 5G from 2020. O2 will initially use its 2.3 GHz spectrum

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Companies: 3 UK / BT / EE / O2 UK / Ofcom
Countries: United Kingdom
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