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Belgian 5G auction faces fresh hurdles as states haggle over distribution of proceeds

Wednesday 6 February 2019 | 13:22 CET | News
The Belgian government was not able to reach an agreement about the planned Belgian 5G auction during the meeting held on 6 February by the Consultative Committee, the consultative body representing the Belgian federal government and the country's federal regions. Belgian telecom minister Philippe de Backer said on Twitter that he is disappointed because "an ordinary money and cents issue on the side of the regions is blocking the economic future of Belgium." How the proceeds from the auction would be distributed among the federal states turned out to be the biggest stumbling block during the

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