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What does the Ofcom 5G auction mean for the UK mobile industry?

3 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

After months, years even, of speculation and legal action, the first phase of Ofcom's 5G spectrum auction is finally over. The £1.4 billion raised for the treasury was a tiny fraction of the gargantuan sums generated by the infamous 3G auction of 2000, and less than the £2.3 billion paid in the 2013 sale, but this was still more than initial estimates. It appears as though all stakeholders will be happy with the result - despite the courtroom drama that preceded the process. But what does it mean for the UK market?
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