Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Mobile giants call for fair deal on spectrum, tax, investment

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Monday 25 February 13

Telecom Italia's Bernabe speaks out on spectrum, while Telefonica's Alierta criticises excess regulation and investment burden on telcos.

It wouldn't be Mobile World Congress without a number of the world's biggest telecoms executives using it as a platform to air their grievances with regulatory regimes. On Monday morning it was the European CEOs who were particularly vocal, bringing various issues to the table, chief among which was the need for policy makers to encourage investment by allocating spectrum in a fair and transparent manner. ″It is critical that we acquire additional spectrum, via an economically…

It wouldn't be Mobile World Congress without a number of the world's biggest telecoms executives using it as a platform to air their grievances with regulatory regimes. On Monday morning it was the European CEOs who were particularly vocal, bringing various issues to the table, chief among which was the need for policy makers to encourage investment by allocating spectrum in a fair and transparent manner. ″It is critical that we acquire additional spectrum, via an economically…

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