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Telefonica offers spectrum for new German operator - report

Tuesday 15 April 2014 | 08:32 CET | News
Telefonica has offered to sell spectrum and provide roaming to a new operator on the German market in order to secure regulatory approval for its proposed takeover of E-Plus. According to concessions it offered the European Commission, seen by the Financial Times, Telefonica would cede around 40 MHz of higher-frequency spectrum, suitable for covering up to 50 percent of urban areas. This is about a seventh of the frequencies held by the combined Telefonica Deutschland and E-Plus. For the rest of the country, Telefonica is also offering a roaming agreement on commercial terms, but with a cap

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