Friday Aug 8
Brazilian spending watchdog TCU suspends 4G auction citing 'grave irregularities in its design'
The upcoming auction of 4G mobile frequency spectrum in Brazil has been suspended by the body responsible for monitoring government spending, the Tribunal de Contas da Uniao , which has expressed concerns at what it sees are 'grave irregularities in its design'.
Elvis Mutapcic vs. Kelvin Tiller booked for World Series of Fighting 12
With undefeated Bulgarian standout Krasimir Mladenov forced to withdraw from next month's " World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez" event, submission ace Kelvin Tiller has agreed to drop down to 195 pounds and meet Elvis Mutapcic in a catchweight affair.
Anatel signs off on 4G auction terms with September date now likely
Brazil's telecommunications regulator Anatel yesterday approved the terms for the proposed auction of 700MHz spectrum for 4G mobile services, which will be published as soon as the country's comptroller general, Tribunal de Contas da Uniao , finalises the reserve price for the licences.
4G auction no later than 'early September', minister says
Brazil's communications minister Paulo Bernardo said yesterday that he expects this year's planned auction of 700MHz band 4G mobile licences to go ahead by 'the end of August or the first week of September,' remaining in line with the government's previous rough schedule of August.