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Ofcom Announces 4G Mobile Spectrum Auction for 2012

Ofcom Announces 4G Mobile Spectrum Auction for 2012

Posted on 24 Jul 2012 at 9:29am

Ofcom has unveiled plans for the auction of spectrum which will pave the way for the launch of 4G (fourth generation) mobile networks in the United Kingdom. The telecoms regulator has now set itself a rough deadline for auctioning 4G spectrum in the U.K., saying the sale is “set to get underway by the end of 2012”.

Once the auction takes place, operators are expected to establish 4G networks using the auctioned spectrum from the middle of 2013, and to start offering 4G services to consumers…