Monday, 14 June 2021

UK 5G spectrum auction narrowly beats reserve price

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 17 March 21

The bidding process concluded after just a few days, raising £1.36 billion for the 200 MHz of spectrum on offer

After almost a year’s delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UK’s second 5G spectrum auction is now complete, with all four of the nation’s mobile operators securing additional spectrum.   The auction raised a total of £1.36 billion, exceeding the £1.1 billion reserve price set by Ofcom.   Perhaps unsurprisingly, EE secured the lion’s hare of the spectrum, purchasing 2x10 MHz of paired spectrum in the 700 MHz band for &pound…

After almost a year’s delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UK’s second 5G spectrum auction is now complete, with all four of the nation’s mobile operators securing additional spectrum.   The auction raised a total of £1.36 billion, exceeding the £1.1 billion reserve price set by Ofcom.   Perhaps unsurprisingly, EE secured the lion’s hare of the spectrum, purchasing 2x10 MHz of paired spectrum in the 700 MHz band for &pound…

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