Digital dividend review consultation

Ofcom the communications regulator for the UK has set out proposals detailing how it will release the spectrum being freed as a result of the switch to digital television and has opened a consultation seeking views on these proposals.
The 128 MHz of spectrum to be sold comprises of two blocks from 550-630 MHz and 806-854 MHz and a further 16 MHz of interleaved spectrum from 706-806 MHz. The spectrum to be auctioned to the highest bidder will be made available in lots of 5 and 8 MHz across the UK with a cap of 50 MHz for any one bidder. Applications for the spectrum blocks are expected from potential providers of mobile television, mobile broadband and standard and high definition television services.
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Source: Ofcom
Item added: 10th June 2008