Wind Tre is awarded 3,700 MHz and 26 GHz spectrum following the completion of the 5G auction in Italy

Rome, 2nd October 2018 - After 14 bidding days, the auction for Italy’s 5G frequencies finished today. Wind Tre acquired for 517 million euro 20 MHz of 3,6-3,8 GHz and 200 MHz of 26,5-27,5 GHz.

Jeffrey Hedberg, Wind Tre’s CEO, comments: “By combining our existing and unused 30 MHz of 2,6 GHz ‘5G ready’ spectrum with the newly acquired frequencies, we will be able to launch 5G services on 50 MHz. We are fully committed to the 5G future and have the resources, funding and a low cost base, to continue to innovate and to deliver high quality broadband services at attractive prices to our customers across Italy.”