UM Telecom claims 5G auction prices drives away regional operators

Wednesday 18 August 2021 | 14:43 CET | News
The CEO of Brazilian ISP UM Telecom, Rui Gomes, has told PontoISP that the asking price for 26 GHz spectrum in the 5G auction is much higher than expected, making it increasingly difficult for small operators to participate. According to Gomes, mistakes were made that raised the price too much, including the division of the lots per region and the pricing based on population, using an unrealistic benchmark.

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Companies: Um Telecom
Countries: Brazil
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