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Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 26474, tabled on 9 February 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when he estimates the sale of 5G licences will take place; what estimate his Department has made of the revenue from the sale of the 5G spectrum; and whether he plans to invest the revenue from the sale of the 5G spectrum in digital infrastructure.

Answered on

22 February 2016

Once 5G as a technology standard has been finalised, we will know which frequencies are more likely to be used for 5G services. Receipts from spectrum auctions are paid into the Consolidated Fund operated by HM Treasury.

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