Looking back at 3G auction in 2000

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has raised £2.34bn from its auction of 4G mobile spectrum, less than expected.

Back in April 2000 the auction for 3G licences raised £22bn, a significant windfall for the Labour government, as Rory Cellan-Jones reported for the Nine O'Clock news at the time.

Report first broadcast on 27 April 2000

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