Belgium 'expected' to auction fourth 3G licence in 2011

30 Dec 2010

Despite political disputes, Belgium is expected to auction a fourth 3G licence in 2011, according to a report on Belgian cable company Telenet was previously thought to be a favourite to bid for a licence but may not take part in the auction because of regulatory issues. The 3G licence auction had been expected in late 2010, but the country’s political decision making process has been hampered as the main parties have struggled to agree on the terms of a government coalition ever since mid-2009 elections.