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Brussels 4G under threat from new radiation norms

Tuesday 8 October 2013 | 10:43 CET | News
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The roll-out of 4G in Brussels is again uncertain, based on antenna radiation norms proposed by the government and seen by local paper De Tijd. The regional government earlier this year agreed to relax the radiation norms to measure based on technology (2G, 3G or 4G), allowing operators to roll out more antennas. The new proposal raises the maximum radiation to six from three volts per meter, but maintains the measurement per operator. Base and Mobistar told the paper that this will make it impossible for them to roll out LTE. Belgacom said it was less concerned, as it has more antenna sites.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Base / Belgacom / Mobistar
Countries: Belgium
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