British regulator Ofcom Saturday has given EE a special license to reuse 1,800MHz spectrum for its LTE network. With calls from the country’s all carriers i.e. H3G (Three), Telefonica (O2) and Vodafone, Offcom being let all UK carriers to repurpose both their 1,800MHz airwaves and the 900MHz and 2,100MHz bands.
Adding on conclusion, Ofcom concluded in its report that:
“We propose to vary the 2100MHz licences of H3G and Vodafone and the 900MHz and 1800MHz licences of Vodafone so as to permit the use of 4G technology. If we receive formal requests from Telefónica to make equivalent variations to their 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz licences and / or from EE to make equivalent variations to their 2100 MHz licence, either during this consultation process, or subsequent to it, then we would propose to make the appropriate licence variations in accordance with the decisions we reach following consideration of the responses to this consultation.”