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Arcep to allocate 2.6/3.5 GHz frequencies, open 5G pilots

Friday 23 June 2017 | 10:42 CET | News
French regulator Arcep has summarised the 66 contributions to the public consultation on the allocation of several frequency bands for 5G and other uses. The regulator confirms that its proposals on 2.6/3.5 GHz frequencies will go ahead as planned. In the 3.5 GHz band (3400-3800 MHz), at least 40 MHz will be allocated for fixed wireless broadband networks in rural locations, with deployment due to start in September. What remains of the 3.5 GHz band will be assigned for 5G services, with more than 300 MHz of contiguous spectrum expected to be available by 2020. It plans to earmark a sub-band

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