Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Telstra barred from 700-MHz auction

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 19 December 16

Australian incumbent ruled out after comms minister Mitch Fifield imposes caps on spectrum holdings.

Telstra has been barred from bidding in Australia's next 700-MHz spectrum auction, after the government imposed restrictions on the volume of airwaves any single player can hold. When Australia held its first 700-MHz 4G auction in 2013, Telstra and Optus won 2x20 MHz and 2x10 MHz of frequencies respectively…

Telstra has been barred from bidding in Australia's next 700-MHz spectrum auction, after the government imposed restrictions on the volume of airwaves any single player can hold. When Australia held its first 700-MHz 4G auction in 2013, Telstra and Optus won 2x20 MHz and 2x10 MHz of frequencies respectively…

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