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Mercury Consortium (Network Licence)

Volume 12: debated on Monday 9 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is the date by which the Mercury Consortium will receive a licence to operate the second telecommunications network.

The licence will be granted when its technical details have been agreed between the Department and the consortium and after consultation with British Telecom. The Department's wish is for Mercury to be in operation in about two years' time.