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German radio spectrum ends earlier than expected


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Germany's auction of radio spectrum has ended after a couple of weeks of bids, with the total reaching EUR4.38 billion - significantly lower than the EUR 8 billion that analysts had been expecting.
According to the final tally from the regulator, the Bundesnetzagentur, Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile, Vodafone and Telefonica O2 all secured two 10Mhz blocks in the highly coveted 800Mhz bands. The lower frequency block - part of the Digital Dividend - is expected to be used for LTE deployments.

In the 800Mhz blocks, the winning bids were: Telefonica O2 (EUR1.212 billion), Vodafone (EUR1.210 billion) and Deutsche Telekom (EUR 1.154 billion)

In the 1.8Ghz blocks, the winning bids were: Deutsche Telekom (EUR61.3 million) and E-Plus (EUR43.1 million).

In the 2Ghz blocks, the winning bids were: E-Plus (EUR187.4 million), Vodafone (EUR93.8 million) and Telefonica O2 (EUR78.4 million.).

In the 2.6Ghz blocks, the winning bids were: Vodafone (EUR118.4 million), Telefonica O2 (EUR87.9 million), Deutsche Telekom (EUR84.8 million) and E-Plus (EUR53.2 million).




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