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Australia opens applications for 5G mmWave spectrum auction

Monday 14 December 2020 | 08:51 CET | News
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has opened applications for the auction of high-band 5G spectrum, scheduled for April 2021. This mmWave spectrum is expected to provide higher capacity and faster mobile internet access compared to spectrum bands currently used for wireless broadband across Australia.

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Companies: ACMA / Australian Communications and Media Authority
Countries: Australia
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