Sunday, 23 September 2018

Spectrum sale splits UK LTE market

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 21 August 12

Everything Everywhere sells 1800-MHz spectrum to 3, potentially triggering race to market for 4G.

Everything Everywhere announced late Tuesday that it has agreed to sell 2x15 MHz of 1800-MHz mobile spectrum to rival operator 3UK, a move that adds another twist to the U.K.'s complex road to the launch of LTE services. The announcement came just hours after Ofcom gave Everything Everywhere permission to refarm its 1800-MHz spectrum for LTE services. The approval also covered the spectrum it has now agreed to sell…

Everything Everywhere announced late Tuesday that it has agreed to sell 2x15 MHz of 1800-MHz mobile spectrum to rival operator 3UK, a move that adds another twist to the U.K.'s complex road to the launch of LTE services. The announcement came just hours after Ofcom gave Everything Everywhere permission to refarm its 1800-MHz spectrum for LTE services. The approval also covered the spectrum it has now agreed to sell…

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