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26 April 2011
The Syrian government has been forced to postpone the auction of its third GSM mobile licence due to the political uprisings in the country.
There have not been reports as to when the auction might be
rescheduled due to the uncertain state of the country with
ongoing anti-government protests...
Pakistan has auctioned off 3G and 4G licences, raising $903 million for the 3G licences, and $210 million for 4G spectrum, despite missing out on the country’s budget target.
Brazilian carrier Oi is continuing to call for a postponement of a 700MHz wireless spectrum auction, expected to be held in August this year.
US telecoms regulator, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), may set aside a portion of 600MHz spectrum for smaller operators in a spectrum auction planned for 2015.
AT&T, the second-largest player in the US mobile market, has said it may sit out of the next wave of auctions for airwaves if the FCC persists with rules to reserve bandwidth for smaller carriers.
Pakistan’s failure to generate a good response to its next-generation mobile spectrum licence could mean the country will miss out on its budget targets for the year.
Internet giant Facebook is close to being granted an electronic money licence for payment and remittance services, in the company's latest effort to boost mobile services.
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