Israeli authorities issued new 3G licenses to Mirs Communications and 018 Xfone Communications, with the country’s Minister of Communications, Moshe Kahlon, hoping that competition may lead to a 50 percent reduction in service prices, local publication Globes said.
Israeli mobile licence bidders planning alliance
Globes reports that groups bidding in the tender process for two new mobile licences in Israel are considering teaming-up for a joint bid, with the fact that there are currently five parties interested in just two new permits creating the possibility that a bidding war will emerge otherwise.
Israel set to license new mobile entrants
Israel’s Ministry of Communications is to issue two new mobile licences, in order to increase competition in the country’s telecoms sector, Reuters reports.
Israel on Sunday lifted a ban on Apple’s popular iPad tablet computer