Ofcom names qualified applicants for spectrum auction

Ofcom today announced the names of the applicants that have qualified to take part in the upcoming spectrum auction.
Ericsson data network userOfcom is planning to release airwaves in the 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz bands through an auction, with bidding expected to start by the end of January 2021.

Qualified applicants


Hutchison 3G UK

Telefonica UK


Ofcom said qualified applicants have until 23 December to withdraw from the process, if they wish to. Ofcom will then confirm the final list of bidders taking part in the auction, in January 2021.