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Switzerland awards 5G frequencies after eight days of bidding

Friday 8 February 2019 | 09:08 CET | News
The Swiss Federal Communications Commission (ComCom) has successfully concluded the 5G auction. All three existing operators - Salt, Sunrise and Swisscom - were able to acquire a wide range of new frequencies in the auction, in the 700 MHz, 1400 MHz and 3500 MHz bands. The auction revenues for the federal government amount to around CHF 380 million. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bakom / ComCom / Salt / Sunrise / Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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