In Brief: Britain awards spectrum licenses to 12 companies

Apr 25, 2006

Britain's Office of Communications said 12 companies have been provisionally awarded wireless telegraphy licenses.

The licenses are for the 1781.7-1785 MHz paired with 1876.7-1880 MHz bands, and Ofcom said they should be granted from the week starting May 1.

The 12 companies are British Telecommunications PLC, Cable & Wireless UK (England), COLT Mobile Telecommunications Ltd, Cyberpress Ltd, FMS Solutions Ltd, Mapesbury Communications Ltd, O2 (UK) Ltd, Opal Telecom Ltd, PLDT (UK) Ltd, Shyam Telecom UK Ltd, Spring Mobil AB and Teleware PLC.

This was the first spectrum auction held by Ofcom.

Copyright 2006 by United Press International

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