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AT&T seen bidding in Colombia spectrum auction

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Wednesday 29 April 15

Colombia plans auction for August, including 700 MHz airwaves; local press claims U.S. telco will enter market to build on DirecTV business.

Colombia's telecoms operators are braced to face additional competition from AT&T, which reportedly plans to bid in the country's upcoming auction of 700 MHz spectrum with a view to adding mobile services to the presence it will gain in the TV market when its acquisition of DirecTV closes. AT&T's mobile CEO Ralph de la Vega will architect its move into Colombia…

Colombia's telecoms operators are braced to face additional competition from AT&T, which reportedly plans to bid in the country's upcoming auction of 700 MHz spectrum with a view to adding mobile services to the presence it will gain in the TV market when its acquisition of DirecTV closes. AT&T's mobile CEO Ralph de la Vega will architect its move into Colombia…

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