31/01/2008

Notification under Section 107(6) of the Communications Act 2003 - Mapesbury Communications Limited | Ofcom

Notification under Section 107(6) of the Communications Act 2003 - Mapesbury Communications Limited | Ofcom

Mapesbury Communications or MCOM have applied for "Code Powers". If granted this will give them the rights to digs roads, erect masts etc.

MCOM were awarded a low power GSM license ("Guard Band") and are launching services under the UK01 brand.

Code powers should allow them to construct a GSM network and offer competing services with the current big 5 MNOs.

28/01/2008

10, 28, 32 and 40 GHz award

The following applications have met the requirements to bid for spectrum in the 10, 28, 32 and 40 GHz bands: -

Arqiva Limited;

British Telecommunications Plc;

Digiweb Ltd;

Faultbasic Ltd;

MLL Telecom Ltd;

Orange Personal Communications Services Limited;

Red-M Services Limited;

T-Mobile (UK) Ltd;

Transfinite Systems Ltd and

UK Broadband Ltd


They still have until January 30th 2008 to pull out if they wish.

More details at Ofcom