TECHNOLOGY SPECTATOR: Conroy's 4G spectrum squeeze

The hefty reserve price for 700 MHz spectrum has Optus barking mad and the resultant brinkmanship bodes ill for Australia's 4G future.

Technology Spectator

Stephen Conroy’s directives on 4G spectrum pricing have sparked a fierce response from Optus, with the nation’s second largest mobile operator threatening to walk out of the auction scheduled for April 2013.

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