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Weekly news summary: Iliad expands to Poland, Amazon intros new devices and services

Monday 28 September 2020 | 10:33 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
The big news of the past week was Iliad's expansion to Poland. The move suggests other markets may face the French challenger soon, such as the Netherlands and Belgium. Amazon was also in the news with a range of new devices, and there was of course more activity in the 5G market.

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