This document outlines Ofcom’s decision in regards to two licence variation requests from EE Limited, which would enable the use of 4G technology and support the provision of enhanced mobile communications for the emergency services.
In 2015 EE signed a contract with the Home Office to provide mobile services for a new emergency services network based on its LTE network. To support this EE asked for:
We consulted on these proposals on 19 August 2016 setting out Ofcom’s preliminary view that granting the requests is an efficient use of the spectrum and would benefit citizens and consumers, with low risk of harmful interference to other stakeholders. This statement confirms that after consideration of the responses received we have decided to grant the licence variation.