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Market Intelligence – UK spectrum auction’s legal challenges pressure country’s 5G migration

A monthslong delay to the U.K.’s planned spectrum auction due to legal disputes over the auction’s rules will further slow 5G rollouts in the country, telecommunications experts said. “When you allow a merger between BT and EE, you are creating a company that collectively has £24 billion in revenue,” said Bengt Nordström, CEO of telecoms consultancy Northstream. […]
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Published September 12, 2017 in , , , , , , .


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Market Intelligence – Legal disputes over spectrum hang a cloud over O2 IPO

Uncertainty over its ability to acquire more airwaves is putting pressure on IPO plans for Telefónica SA’s O2. But its peers may be facing similar headwinds. In July, Britain’s regulatory watchdog Ofcom announced that a U.K. spectrum auction due to take place later this year would prevent operators from owning more than 37% of the overall share of mobile spectrum available […]
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Published September 12, 2017 in , , , , .