700 Mhz Spectrum Auction

Giles Jones giles.jones at zen.co.uk
Thu Aug 2 02:53:52 CEST 2007

On 2 Aug 2007, at 01:48, Ian Stirling wrote:

> And research and network planning.
> The cellphone is about a quarter of an invention.
> Three quarters or more of it are in the tower.

I'd say we're also all been taken for a ride due to the costs of the  
licences. In the UK the operators paid many billions for licences,  
this is why SMS messages (which could be free) are still 12-10p each  
even though it's 160 characters a piece.

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