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1&1 Drillisch to delay 5G network build due to Covid-19 crisis

Monday 30 March 2020 | 09:06 CET | News
The CEO of the German operator United Internet, Ralph Dommermuth, said that 1&1 Drillisch will delay the construction of its new 5G mobile network due to the Covid-19 crisis, Handelsblatt reports. The company has to request approvals to deploy fibre-optic cables and other equipment, but these are currently difficult to get because many local authorities have closed, said Dommermuth. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 1&1 Drillisch / Deutsche Telekom / Telefonica Germany / United Internet / Vodafone Germany
Countries: Germany
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