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Arcep consults on lifting GSM restriction on 1800MHz band

Tuesday 31 July 2012 | 11:21 CET | News
French telecom regulator Arcep has launched a public consultation until 28 September on the reuse of the 1800MHz band by technologies other than GSM after an appeal from operator Bouygues Telecom to change the use of its 1800MHz frequencies from 2G to 4G, or LTE. Arcep has already allocated 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands for LTE. Arcep has until the middle of March 2013 to come to a decision, partially based on feedback to its consultation with industry stakeholders on the terms and method for lifting the GSM restriction on 1800MHz.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / Bouygues Telecom
Countries: France
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