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Canada sees LTE auctions by year-end

Canada’s newly-appointed industry minister, Christian Paradis (pictured), has said that 700Mhz and 2.5GHz spectrum auctions suitable for LTE deployment could happen later this year – but he is already under pressure not to implement rules which will limit how much … Continue reading

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India calls for further 3G spectrum auctions

India’s treasury is urging the telecoms department to auction-off further 3G spectrum within the current fiscal year in a bid to stave off a potential cash crisis at the government. Mobile Business Briefing – News

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France eyes EUR2.5B windfall from LTE auctions

France’s Industry Minister Eric Besson (pictured) has said he hopes the country’s forthcoming LTE auctions will fetch the government EUR2.5 billion – a EUR500 million uplift on what had previously been forecast Mobile Business Briefing – News

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France’s Iliad calls for regulators to rethink LTE auctions

Iliad’s Free Mobile – the fourth French mobile operator due to launch next year – has called on regulators to delay the country’s upcoming LTE auctions in order to put new processes in place to protect smaller bidders. Mobile Business … Continue reading

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