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Chile prepares 5G tender in 700MHz and 3.5GHz bands

Tuesday 26 February 2019 | 13:37 CET | News
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced at MWC 2019 that it plans to auction a total of 60MHz of 5G-ready frequencies in the 700MHz and 3.5GHz bands. The auction is designed to increase the number of participants in the future 5G network, bearing in mind only two operators are currently in a position to provide such services on the 3.5GHz band even though there are 5 operators with allocated spectrum. In a statement, Subtel said foreign operators have expressed an interest in entering the Chilean market by taking part in the tender and that the first public consultation

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Countries: Chile
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