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5G rollout to create 2.3 mln jobs in EU

Monday 5 June 2017 | 08:55 CET | News
MEPs at the European Parliament have voted in favour of supporting the European Commission's action plan to facilitate the deployment of 5G across the EU. In a plenary session held on 01 June, the MEPs said the rollout of 5G has the potential to generate 2.3 million jobs in the EU but stressed that coordination between EU countries would be crucial to avoid the delays that were experienced when 4G was introduced as not enough spectrum was available. MEPs also called on the Commission to come up with a strategy for the financing of 5G, which they said is likely to involve both public and

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Countries: Europe
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