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Ofcom amends licences for 90% territorial coverage

Monday 2 February 2015 | 11:27 CET | News
UK communications regulator Ofcom has amended the licences of the country's four MNOs following a December 2014 agreement between operators and government to increase mobile coverage to 90 percent of the territory by the end of 2017. Ofcom will shortly consult further on the annual licence fees for the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum bands. The government directed Ofcom in 2010 to revise these fees to reflect full market value after the completion of the 4G auction. The two bands are used for 2G and 3G, including voice calls, and some 4G services. EE, O2, 3 UK and Vodafone had each signed terms

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / EE / O2 / Ofcom / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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