Base appeals BIPT decision over 3G network coverage

Friday 3 February 2012 | 11:18 CET | News
KPN Group Belgian has not reached the 85 percent coverage required by licence terms for its 3G network, according to Belgian regulator BIPT, Datanews reported. Base is appealing the decision in a Brussels court, with a ruling set for an unspecified date. BIPT came to its conclusion on 3 November, saying Base has therefore not satisfied conditions laid out in 2001 for 3G licence holders. Base previously argued that its Edge technology was a sufficient substitute for 3G. The operator announced in September 2010 that BIPT had given its unofficial approval of this argument. 3G speeds however now

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BIPT / KPN
Countries: Belgium
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