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Arcep mulls sweeteners for early 700 MHz auction

Thursday 5 February 2015 | 14:59 CET | News
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French telecom regulator Arcep's new chairman, Sebastien Soriano, told the National Assembly that there is a legal question mark about the fact that the government plans to be paid for 700 MHz this year but will not free up the networks until between October 2017 and June 2019. Les Echo writes that mobile opartors Orange France, Numericable-SFR and Bouygues Telecom have enough spectrum for the time being, but Free Mobile is under more pressure to gain some. He said Arcep and the government must consider what incentives to give operators to justify such a large investment from the telecom

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / Bouygues Telecom / Free Mobile / Numericable-SFR / Orange France
Countries: France
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