Altel gets more spectrum this round


In this new MO, Altel Communications has been awarded a new allocation of 2x5MHz, totaling 10MHz of the 900MHz band for five years. This is in addition to the paired (2x20MHz or 40MHz) 2, 600MHz spectrum it already has.

PETALING JAYA: In a surprise move, the government has again issued ministerial orders/direction (MO) for spectrum allocation and tenure extension, a year after its controversial move that resulted in an abrupt revocation of spectrum then.

In this new MO, Altel Communications has been awarded a new allocation of 2x5MHz, totaling 10MHz of the 900MHz band for five years. This is in addition to the paired (2x20MHz or 40MHz) 2, 600MHz spectrum it already has.

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