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Unions concerned as Italian 5G sale rises to nearly EUR 6 bln

Monday 1 October 2018 | 09:45 CET | News
Three of Italy's main telecommunications workers' trade unions have issued a joint statement expressing concern about the potential impact of the nearly EUR 6 billion and counting shelled out by the country's operators in the ongoing 5G spectrum tender. Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) announced that the 12th day of bidding in the national 5G spectrum tender saw offers reach EUR 5.97 billion, led by aggressive bidding for spectrum in the 3.7GHz band (EUR 3.75 billion to date). In their strongly-worded statement the unions said the bidding has been "uncontrolled" and has taken

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Companies: Fastweb / Iliad / Telecom Italia / TIM / Vodafone / Wind Tre
Countries: Italy
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