Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) - VODAFONE IRELAND SECURES SPECTRUM
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Vodafone Group Plc
16 November 2012
16 November 2012
VODAFONE IRELAND SECURES SPECTRUM TO DELIVER ENHANCED SERVICES FOR CUSTOMERS
Vodafone Ireland has secured a significant amount of spectrum in the Irish
government's auction, enabling the company to provide its customers with
enhanced mobile internet services across the country.
The spectrum award will support Vodafone Ireland's plans to develop the next
generation of wireless data services, known as Long Term Evolution (LTE)
technology. LTE transforms the customer experience of the mobile internet,
offering high-speed data access and rich multimedia services.
Vodafone Ireland acquired 2x10MHz in the 800MHz band, 2x10MHz in the 900MHz
band, and 2x15 MHz in the 1800MHz band valid from 2013 until 2015. Vodafone
Ireland also acquired 2x10MHz in the 800MHz band, 2x10MHz in the 900MHz band,
and 2x25MHz in the 1800MHz band valid from 2015 until 2030. The total amount
paid is €160.85million.
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Vodafone is one of the world's largest mobile communications companies by
revenue with approximately 407 million customers in its controlled and jointly
controlled markets as of 30 September 2012. Vodafone currently has equity
interests in over 30 countries across five continents and more than 50 partner
networks worldwide. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.com
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