Ofcom confirms EE, O2, Three and Vodafone as 5G spectrum auction bidders Young woman using mobile phone

Ofcom has named the UK’s four major mobile operators as confirmed bidders for the upcoming auction of 5G spectrum but has warned that Coronavirus could cause a delay to proceedings.

EE, O2, Three and Vodafone had all been named as qualified bidders for the sale of 700MHz and 3.6GHz airwaves in December and their confirmation completes the latest stage in what has been a long-running process.