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Arcep gives green light for 5G pilots to Orange and Bouygues Telecom

Monday 26 February 2018 | 10:59 CET | News
French regulator Arcep has issued the first frequency authorisations to develop 5G pilots in the 3.5 GHz band (3400 - 3800 MHz), after inviting applications from interested parties in January. Orange will be allowed to use a portion of spectrum for twelve months, starting from June, in the cities of Lille and Douai. The operator had already announced the timing of these pilots, alongside its plans to test 5G-based fixed access in Romania.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bouygues Telecom / Orange Caraibe / Orange France
Countries: France / St. Bart's
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