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Spain won't hold 700MHz band auction until early 2020

Wednesday 21 November 2018 | 15:46 CET | News
The Spanish government has listened to operator concerns and decided to auction frequencies in 700MHz band for 5G mobile services at the start of 2020, and not 2019 as originally suggested, reports Expansion. Last month the country's president Pedro Sanchez indicated that the government was planning to hold an early auction "in the first few months of 2019", but Roberto Sanchez, director general of telecommunications of the ministry of economics and business, announced at a conference that the tender won't occur until early 2020, ahead of the EU deadline of 30 June 2020.

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