4G Plans Will Only Net Benefits For World Cup CitiesSeptember 2010 | Regulatory Development
Telecoms regulator Anatel has brought forward the auction of spectrum in the 2.5GHz band to February 2011 with a view to ensuring operators have access to sufficient spectrum in time for Brazil?s hosting of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The auction is set to take place a year earlier than previously expected, opening up the possibility of Brazil having active LTE networks by 2013. While BMI welcomes the regulator?s forward-looking attitude, we believe there will be limited demand for LTE services outside the main cities where World Cup games will take place.
To read the full article, please choose one of the following options: