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Spain delays 2.6 GHz spectrum auction until January - report

Thursday 10 December 2015 | 10:03 CET | News
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Spain is set to delay auctions for frequencies in the 2.6 GHz and 3.5 GHz bands until January, with the winning bidders announced in March, reports business daily Expansion. The industry ministry was due to launch a tender for a 10 Mhz block of frequencies in the 2.6 GHz band and a 20 MHz block in the 3.5 GHz band by the end of the year but the Spanish general elections to be held on 20 December have delayed the plan. The 2.6 GHz frequencies were freed up following Vodafone Spain's acquisition of Ono in July 2014, with the operator exceeding its spectrum holdings cap. The operators Yoigo and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Masmovil / Ono / Vodafone Spain / Yoigo
Countries: Spain
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