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Belgium starts work on long-term mobile spectrum plans

Monday 10 November 2014 | 15:49 CET | Author: Bart Garvelink | Background
Belgian regulator BIPT has opened a wide-ranging consultation on the future of mobile licences in the country. In the coming years, a large number of licences will need to be renewed and frequencies re-divided in the market. The regulator is seeking market feedback on how to handle the future licences and what to do with spectrum not yet issued. Comments can be submitted until 10 December.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Base / Belgacom / BIPT / CEPT / Mobistar / RTBF
Countries: Belgium
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