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Bouygues can use 1800MHz for LTE from 1 October - Arcep

Friday 15 March 2013 | 10:51 CET | News
French telecom regulator Arcep has authorised mobile and broadband operator Bouygues Telecom to deploy LTE in the 1800MHz band from 1 October. The operator asked Arcep in July 2012 to be able to operate LTE service over its 1800MHz spectrum, which is only used for GSM at present. Arcep states that Bouygues will have to reduce its 1800MHz spectrum and pay different fees to do so.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / Bouygues Telecom / Free Mobile / Orange Business France / SFR
Countries: France
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