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3 Austria waiting for RTR approval to extend LTE network

Tuesday 6 May 2014 | 15:14 CET | News
Customers of Hutchison Drei Austria (3 Austria) will have to wait for further development of the LTE network, WebStandard reports. The company is currently waiting for approval from regulatory RTR for permission to use existing 1800 MHz GSM frequencies for LTE services. Company spokesperson Tom Tesch said that it expected approval in the summer, and that the network will be extended as soon as this happens. Tesch added that LTE network coverage will reach 50 percent by end-2014, rising to 98 percent by 2015.

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