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Arcep to launch 700 MHz tender in July, Free wants guarantee

Wednesday 1 April 2015 | 15:12 CET | News
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French telecom regulator Arcep announced that it will launch the tender for 700 MHz licences in July to allocate them by the end of the year. One outstanding issue is fourth MNO Free Mobile's request that it be guaranteed spectrum. The state expects slightly over EUR 2 billion from the auction, according to the 2015 budget. The frequencies, which offer better in-building penetration, will will swap from terrestrial TV to mobile between October 2017 and June 2019.

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Companies: Arcep / Free Mobile
Countries: France
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