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Bouygues Telecom formally requests 6-month delay to 5G auction

Tuesday 2 June 2020 | 12:59 CET | News
Bouygues Telecom CEO Richard Viel has confirmed to Les Echos that the company has made a formal demand to French regulator Arcep for a 6-month delay in the final stage of the 5G award process. This follows the move by Bouygues group's CEO Martin Bouygues, who last week wrote an article in Le Figaro arguing that the spectrum auction should not resume before end-2020 or early-2021.

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Companies: Arcep / Bouygues Telecom
Countries: France
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