U.K. 4G Rollout Takes Another Step Closer As Carriers Join Forces To Speed 800MHz Spectrum Clearance

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http://techcrunch.com – The rollout of multiple 4G/LTE networks in the U.K. took another step closer today with a joint statement from carriers EE, Telefónica O2, Three and Vodafone saying they formed a jointly controlled company to ensure spectrum deployed in the 800MHz band — currently used by TV broadcasters — can be cleared as speedily as possible, while also tackling any TV signal interference issues that arise as LTE starts to rollout next spring. The company will be called Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited (DMS). In today’s joint statement, Ofcom, the U.K. government and the four carriers an (IT news)