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Telefónica to invest €2.5bn globally in 5G

Spanish operator Telefónica will invest a total of €2.56 billion in its four largest markets – Spain, Germany, UK and Brazil – to develop 5G and optic fibre networks once the main 5G auctions and awarding have been completed this year. The company has taken three years to complete the award process since the first […]

November 10, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

UK 5G spectrum auction final results

UK comms regulator Ofcom has announced the final results of the auction for spectrum in the 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz bands, following completion of the remaining stages. In March 2021, it announced the results of the principal stage, which determined how much spectrum each of the four bidders – EE Limited, Hutchison 3G UK […]

April 27, 2021By Colin Mann

UK 5G spectrum auction raises £1.35bn

UK comms regulator Ofcom has announced the outcome of the principal stage of its auction to release more airwaves to improve mobile services and support 5G. A total of 200 MHz of spectrum was available to bid for in the auction, split across two bands: 80 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band. These airwaves […]

March 17, 2021By Colin Mann

Ofcom confirms spectrum auction bidders

UK comms regulator Ofcom has confirmed the companies set to take part in the upcoming spectrum auction. Ofcom is planning to release airwaves in the 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz bands through an auction. The frequency bands are likely to be used by mobile network operators to deliver a range of services, including 5G mobile. […]

January 7, 2021By Colin Mann