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Telefonica may use spectrum until end 2016 - court

Monday 11 May 2015 | 11:11 CET | News
Telefonica Deutschland can keep using its current 900 MHz and 1800 MHz frequencies until the end of 2016 instead the end of 2015, after a verdict of the Administrative Court in Cologne on 29 April. Telefonica filed a lawsuit against the decision of German network regulator BNA of 4 July 2014 that said it had to stop using 900/1800 MHz spectrum on 31 December 2015, excluding spectrum it retains during the upcoming spectrum auction. BNA's decision to cut one year off the licence came after Telefonica acquired E-Plus, increasing its spectrum holdings significantly. The court found that

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BNA / E-Plus / Telefonica Deutschland
Countries: Germany
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