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Ofcom imposes double cap in forthcoming 4G and 5G spectrum auction

On 11 July Ofcom issued its long awaited statement on the competition issues and auction regulations for the award of the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz spectrum bands (the “Auction“).

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First reading of Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill

The Telecommunications Infrastructure (relief from Non-Domestic rates) Bill 2017-2019 (“the Bill“) passed its second reading debate in the House of Commons without any division on Monday 10 July 2017. MPs will next consider the Bill in a Committee of the … Continue reading

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Ofcom’s Wi-Fi and 5G updates

Ofcom has provided a timely update on its plans for access to both 5G spectrum and WiFi.

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UK government publishes 5G strategy

On 8 March 2017, in a speech forming part of the Spring Budget 2017, Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, confirmed that the UK government will invest over £1 billion in the country’s digital infrastructure, targeted at supporting roll-out … Continue reading

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