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Belgian business groups warn govt against delaying 5G

Friday 5 July 2019 | 12:51 CET | News
The Belgian government needs to speed up plans for issuing 5G spectrum, so the country does not fall behind in the global development, according to a letter from the Belgian Association of Marketing (BAM) and the Belgian international chamber of commerce. They warned that if 5G is left until after a new government is formed, it could put off foreign investors or start-ups from working in Belgium.

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Hungry for more control. Hungry for giving more fear to the people. "War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength" — George Orwell, 1984
432 369 @ 8/7/2019 - 11:33

The auction of the 5G spectrum is far more complicate than previously reported in the media. See: 5G — Belgium Postpones Spectrum Auction to 2020. And Maybe Later… Why? [UPDATE] https://gosint.wordpress.com/2019/04/02/5g-belgium-postpones-spectrum-auction-to-2020-and-maybe-later-why-update/ Please, keep in mind that PROXIMUS is a "founding architect" of BAM!
Ludwig De Braeckeleer @ 6/7/2019 - 13:06

Greedy is as Greedy does🙈. Government never stops it’s bumbling.
Anonymous @ 5/7/2019 - 17:25


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