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Spain set to raise over EUR 1 bln in 700MHz band auction - report

Tuesday 23 October 2018 | 11:02 CET | News
The Spanish government is set to earn up to EUR 1.05 billion from its second digital dividend involving a DTT migration and the auction of frequencies in 700MHz band for 5G mobile services, reports Europa Press, citing S&P Global figures. Around 8 million homes are set to be affected by the new digital dividend plan, with the migration due to begin in January 2019, while the auction of frequencies in the 700 MHz band will cost the country's operators between EUR 750 million and EUR 1.05 billion, said the report.

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