Thursday, 21 September 2017

Ofcom uses €5bn German spectrum auction to help set UK licence fees

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 09 July 15

U.K. regulator says last month's spectrum sale will enable it to estimate the market value of 900 MHz and 1800 MHz frequencies.

Ofcom on Thursday announced that it will take the results of the recently concluded German spectrum auction into account when setting the annual licence fees U.K. operators must pay for frequencies in the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands. "Ofcom considers that this auction provides relevant evidence for the purposes of estimating the market value of the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz licences in the U…

Ofcom on Thursday announced that it will take the results of the recently concluded German spectrum auction into account when setting the annual licence fees U.K. operators must pay for frequencies in the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands. "Ofcom considers that this auction provides relevant evidence for the purposes of estimating the market value of the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz licences in the U…

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