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Telefonica and Orange share remaining Spanish 3.5 GHz spectrum

Tuesday 23 February 2021 | 08:48 CET | News
Spain's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation said the country's remaining 20 MHz of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band has been awarded to Telefonica and Orange, the only two bidders in the tender. Each operator was awarded one 10 MHz block valid until 2038 for EUR 21 million, meaning the state met its EUR 42 million valuation.

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Companies: Masmovil / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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