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Ofcom confirms new spectrum auction in early-2016

Monday 26 October 2015 | 14:42 CET | News
UK regulator Ofcom has confirmed plans for an auction in early-2016 to release spectrum which has been made available by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as part of a wider Government initiative to free up public sector spectrum for civil uses. A total of 190 MHz of high-capacity spectrum is being made available in two bands - 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz - which is equivalent to around three-quarters of the spectrum released by Ofcom for the 4G auction in 2013. These airwaves are suitable for high-speed mobile broadband services. Ofcom has set reserve prices totalling GBP 70 million for the spectrum and

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