Friday, 22 September 2017

Incumbents suffer as LatAm regulators 'customise' spectrum auctions

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Wednesday 27 February 13

Moves to boost competition in Latin American mobile markets can lead to poorer service for customers, industry body warns.

Established mobile operators in Latin America are struggling to obtain spectrum as regulators place restrictions on auctions in a bid to foster competition, a strategy that impacts on consumers, 4G Americas said on Wednesday. Spectrum in the region is not readily available because ″[the regulators] are trying to customise auctions…

Established mobile operators in Latin America are struggling to obtain spectrum as regulators place restrictions on auctions in a bid to foster competition, a strategy that impacts on consumers, 4G Americas said on Wednesday. Spectrum in the region is not readily available because ″[the regulators] are trying to customise auctions…

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