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Unsold 700 MHz spectrum valued at reserve price

Thursday 1 August 2013 | 02:14 CET | News
Australia's communications minister Anthony Albanese has told the regulator to keep the value of the unsold 700 MHz spectrum at the reserve price. In May, Telstra, Optus, and TPG bought digital dividend spectrum but 30 MHz was not sold. Albanese told the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) that the price should remain at AUD 1.36 per MHz per population, which was the reserve price of the auction, ZDNet Australia reports. Meanwhile, emergency services agencies had asked for the remaining spectrum and a parliamentary report recommended that the government provide the left-over

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ACMA / Australian Communications and Media Authority / Optus / Telstra / TPG
Countries: Australia
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