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Last week in telecoms: Proximus details fibre plans and Bouygues Telecom sets ambitious targets

Monday 18 January 2021 | 11:12 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
Last weeks news included two analyst days, from Belgium's Proximus and French operator Bouygues Telecom. Both are making notable development choices and announced targets. Other news included new 5G auctions, a huge tower sale, more financing for satellite broadband, and social media again under fire after banning Trump and changing WhatsApp.

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