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Bouygues questions operators paying for 4G DTT interference

Monday 27 June 2011 | 16:01 CET | News
French operator Bouygues Telecom has asked the country's highest administrative court, the Council of State, to rule on a piece of legislation requiring mobile operators to bear the costs of resolving any interference from the 4G bands on digital terrestrial broadcasting. The clause was included in a piece of legislation to transpose the EU telecoms package. However, Bouygues estimates the cost could be as much as EUR 500 million to EUR 1.7 billion, with interference affecting up to 20 percent of households, Le Figaro reports. Bouygues said that operators will be unable to participate in the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bouygues Telecom
Countries: France
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