Frequency Auction in Austria Postponed

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: April 24, 2012; 14:41 ♦ (Vindobona)

Due to the delayed Orange deal, Austria´s telecommunication regulators postpone the decision on the wireless spectrum sale.

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Today, the Telekom Austria Group announced to have postponed the frequency auction of the 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 1800 MHz band, which was scheduled for September 2012, due to the planned takeover of Orange Austria by Hutchison 3G Austria and the planned acquisition of assets of Orange Austria by Telekom Austria Group. The Hong Kong-based Hutchison is the fourth largest player in…