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Arcep sets guidelines to clear 1.5 GHz band for 5G services

Wednesday 12 June 2019 | 10:52 CET | News
French regulator Arcep has announced new rules supporting its plan to clear the 1.5 GHz band (1427–1517 MHz) for 5G. Known as the L-band, it is currently being used for point-to-point backhaul links on public and professional mobile networks, while also being exploited by the Interior and Defence ministries. A consultation on the spectrum release was published in July 2018 recommending that licences in this band for fixed service point-to-point (microwave) links could not extend beyond 2022. The regulator said that it has confirmed this proposal, adding that it has set a deadline of 31

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