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Telefonica and Orange start bidding for Spain 3.5 GHz band spectrum

Monday 22 February 2021 | 09:39 CET | News
Spain's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation has started the bidding for 20 MHz of frequencies in the 3.5 GHz band for the deployment of 5G networks. The auction announced last month will see Telefonica and Orange vie for the two nationwide 10 MHz concessions, each with a starting price of EUR 21 million, as part of the ministry's move to reorganise the 3.5 GHz band so that all operators have contiguous frequency blocks, allowing for more efficient use of radio spectrum for the rollout of 5G.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Masmovil / Orange Spain / Telefonica / Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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