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Arcep to consult on refarming 1800MHz to LTE - report

Thursday 21 June 2012 | 09:37 CET | News
French telecom regulator Arcep plans to launch a consultation in July on refarming the 1800MHz band from 2G to LTE, Les Echos reports. According to unnamed sources, Orange and SFR are not in any hurry, but Bouygues Telecom, which has fewer customers and therefore more available spectrum, wants to do so quickly. Free Mobile did not exist when the 1800MHz band was licensed. The regulator would not comment on the level of interest.

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