Qualcomm Grabs UK Spectrum for Mobile TV

Medford, Cassimir
May 2008
Red Herring;5/16/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the announcement by Qualcomm that it acquired spectrum licenses in a Great Britain auction, allowing the wireless chip maker to establish a European foothold for MediaFLO, its mobile television (TV) broadcast technology. The company has paid $16.3 million for the spectrum covering the entire Great Britain. Tim Farrar, president of Telecom Media and Finance Associates, says this is an opportunity for Qualcomm particularly since they did not pay that much for the spectrum compared to what they recently paid for spectrum in the U.S.


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