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Claro Chile acquires 30 MHz spectrum block from Entel ahead of 5G rollout

Thursday 20 May 2021 | 14:54 CET | News
Claro Chile (America Movil) has confirmed the acquisition of a 30 MHz block in the 3.5 GHz band from rival Entel to boost its nationwide coverage ahead of the rollout of 5G. The concession is valid until 2031 and the deal comes after Claro failed to secure any spectrum in February's tender of 150 MHz of frequencies in the 3.5 GHz band. Entel was required to divest part of its mid-band holdings to comply with new spectrum caps determined by Chile's Supreme Court.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro Chile / Entel
Countries: Chile
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