Dutch govt backs plan for opening up 700 MHz band

Thursday 17 March 2016 | 17:38 CET | News
The Dutch government supports the European Commission's proposal to make the 470-790 MHz spectrum band available for mobile services, but is against a requirement for 30 Mbps indoor coverage with the frequencies. Such a requirement sees the EC encroaching too much on national policy decisions, the ministry of Economic Affairs said. The Dutch government backs the plan to migrate the spectrum from terrestrial broadcaster services to mobile by a specific date. Setting a deadline throughout the EU will help avoid cross-border interference, the ministry noted. However, individual countries should

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