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Belgian study puts media at less than 20% of mobile data traffic

Monday 20 April 2020 | 08:53 CET | News
Media will remain less than 20 percent of mobile data traffic in the years ahead, as the IoT takes a greater share of traffic, according to a study by Capgemini Invent for the Belgian telecom regulator BIPT. The study responds to calls from regional authorities in Belgium for a greater stake in proceeds from spectrum auctions, due to their authority over media affairs. 

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