via "The speed and availability of mobile broadband services across the UK is set to be improved and extended as a result of government plans for new radio spectrum auctions that will bring coverage to 99 per cent of the population.

As part of its commitments to the Digital Britain plan, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has launched a consultation on a new strategy for modernising the use of wireless spectrum in the UK. The imminent availability of radio frequencies made available by the digital switchover of television broadcasts will allow mobile operators and telecoms firms to provide new high-speed services.
In addition, the government intends to give new instructions to communications regulator Ofcom to further liberalise the mobile market."

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