5G: How the Airwaves Became an ‘Electromagnetic Cash Cow’

Do governments want the best 5G networks or to rake in billions from spectrum sales?

The Financial Times
Aug 6 · 8 min read
Photo: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images

By Nic Fildes

How do you put a price on a telecoms spectrum licence? Chinese operators have picked them up for free — part of Beijing’s attempt to have a national rollout of 5G. Yet in parts of Europe…

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