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Three not abandoning the UK, says parent company

The parent company of UK mobile operator Three, Hutchison Whampoa, has denied claims that the business will pull out of the UK market if it is not allocated 4G spectrum in the upcoming auction when it takes place later in 2012.Ofcom has presented new proposals that could clear the way for the UK's much-delayed 4G spectrum auction.

May 21, 2012 by

O2 accuses Ofcom over 'state aid' in 4G auction rules

O2 has accused Ofcom of setting rules for the upcoming 4G spectrum auction that constitute state aid for rivals Everything Everywhere and 3.The "spectrum floor" rules were proposed in an attempt to create competition in the 4G market, by making sure Everything Everywhere, O2, Vodafone and Three would all hold enough 4G spectrum to be able to wholesale some connectivity to smaller 'virtual' operators, such as Tesco Mobile or Virgin Mobile.

June 10, 2011 by

UK subscribers overpay on mobile contracts, study finds

Three-quarters of mobile subscribers in the UK are paying an average of £195 too much every year on their contracts, the Ofcom-approved price comparison site Billmonitor has said.According to Billmonitor's national mobile report, UK mobile subscribers waste around £4.

April 11, 2011 by

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