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Vodafone takes Ofcom to court for spectrum fee refunds

Thursday 20 September 2018 | 09:53 CET | News
Vodafone wants Ofcom to pay back overpaid spectrum access charges in 2015 and is taking the UK regulator to court, The Register reported. A preliminary hearing has taken place in the High Court; the full arguments by Vodafone and Ofcome will be heard in spring 2019. The case refers back to a decision by the Court of Appeal late last year which found that UK mobile operators should receive a refund worth potentially over GBP 100 million. The appeal was led by EE.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: EE / Ofcom / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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