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Arcep opens mobile spectrum consultation

Wednesday 17 December 2014 | 10:54 CET | News
French telecom regulator Arcep has begun a two-month consultation on a strategic review of spectrum for ultra high-speed mobile systems. The regulator is consulting two paths to help sustain and accelerate the ongoing upgrade of mobile networks, namely reusing existing frequencies with more efficient technologies, and making new frequencies available, notably those in the 700 MHz band. The 700 MHz band is currently used by DTT and the French government has announced plans to auction it next year for allocation between 2017 and 2019. Arcep will establish a framework for allocating the 700 MHz

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Companies: Arcep
Countries: France
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