- 1 year ago

UK telecom spectrum prices have tripled, and you ll likely end up paying for it

mobilephones520x245.jpgOfcom, the UK's telecom regulator, is increasing the cost of mobile spectrum for operators like O2, Vodafone, EE and Three. Mobile spectrum in the 900Mhz and 1800Mhz bands, used to deliver voice and data services using 2G, 3G and 4G technologies is nearly tripling in cost overall rising from a total of 64.4 million to 199.6 million. For most operators, this represents around three times (or more) the current fee. So, the cost of delivering services will rise for networks, boo hoo, who cares, right? You should, as you ll probably end up footing the bill. Unsurprisingly, the operators we ve contacted aren t… This story continues at The Next Web
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