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Ofcom confirms January 2021 start for 5G spectrum bidding

Monday 3 August 2020 | 15:29 CET | News
UK regulator Ofcom has confirmed that bidding for 5G spectrum will start in January 2021, after deciding that it remains appropriate to hold the auction as the best way of releasing the spectrum. 

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