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Spain to unveil mobile spectrum bidders on 23 May

Saturday 21 May 2011 | 04:04 CET | News
Participants in a beauty contest for mobile spectrum in Spain will be unveiled on 23 May, the first round in a process aiming to raise EUR 2 billion for the state and boost competition and services, Reuters reports. Orange and TeliaSonera's Spanish subsidiary Yoigo are expected to be among the bidders to be revealed at the public opening of sealed envelopes, local newspaper Expansion reports. Telefonica and Vodafone are barred from the contest and had to hand back spectrum as the government seeks to achieve a fairer balance of frequencies for new players on the market. Orange was also

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Orange / Telefonica- Movistar / Telia / Vodafone / Yoigo
Countries: Spain
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