Argues, despite much criticism, that the recently completed auction of 3G mobile services was the best possible basis for successful and early exploitation of 3G technologies in the UK. Discuses the benefits of auctions and the argument that high licence costs will lead to high service charges. Contests whether the 3G‐auction process in the UK was a success.
info – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 2000
Keywords: Auctions; Licences to assign; United Kingdom