The mobile operators, most of whom are crippled by massive debts from bidding for and paying for the licences, must prove that VAT was included in the auctions to win a rebate.
According to the FT, they have now written to the Radio Communications Agency, the body which sold the licences, demanding copies of VAT invoices.
One operator, Dutch telecom KPN, has already been told by the RCA that the auction did not include VAT.
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