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Mobile Phones: Radio Frequencies

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 58607, tabled on 20 December 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to ensure that the UK's distribution of spectrum ensures (a) coverage and (b) competition across the UK.

Answered on

9 January 2017

We are funding the clearance of 700 MHz spectrum for additional coverage from around 2020 and we have negotiated new coverage obligations in spectrum licences which will further extend mobile coverage in 2017.

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