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Vodafone threatens boycott of Portugal's 5G auction

Monday 19 October 2020 | 16:43 CET | News
Vodafone has threatened to boycott Portugal's 5G auction if the National Communications Authority (Anacom) does not change the proposed rules. Vodafone Europe CEO Serpil Timuray told Reuters that Vodafone, which invested EUR 1.6 billion in Portugal in the last six years, would also have to reconsider plans to establish a pan-European R&D centre in the country if the regulator followed through with the auction rules.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altice Portugal / Anacom / European Commission / Nos / Vodafone Portugal
Countries: Portugal
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