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Dutch govt to clarify options for 3.5 GHz band by yr-end

Thursday 18 October 2018 | 14:18 CET | News
Dutch research institute TNO is on track with its study into the satellite ground station in Burum, Secretary of State Mona Keijzer of the Ministry of Economic Affairs said in a letter to Parliament. Dutch intelligence services AIVD and MIVD have a facility in the Frisian town of Burum where they listen to satellite communication satellites from the Middle East. In order to not disrupt this interception, the use of the 3.5 GHz band in the Netherlands has so far been either prohibited or limited. This means Burum has become an obstacle to the development of 5G mobile services in the country.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Inmarsat
Countries: Germany / Netherlands
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