48 show interest in WiMAX

4 Dec 2007

The Italian government says 48 firms have expressed an interest in acquiring 3.5GHz WiMAX wireless broadband licences. 35 regional WiMAX concessions are on offer in total. Those interested in bidding include Telecom Italia and FastWeb, Reuters reports. The auction is expected to raise between EUR100 million (USD146.6 million) and EUR200 million.

Italy, Fastweb, Telecom Italia (TIM)