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Egypt operators receive 4G spectrum

Thursday 22 June 2017 | 14:12 CET | News
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Egypt's telecom operators received the wireless frequencies needed to deliver 4G mobile broadband networks on 21 June, a key step in the long-delayed introduction of high-speed telecoms services. National Telecom Regulatory Authority told Reuters that the authority has sent a letter assigning the frequencies to telecommunications companies. The country's three mobile operators - Vodafone Egypt, Orange, and Etisalat - acquired licences.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Etisalat / Orange Egypt / Telecom Egypt / Vodafone Egypt
Countries: Egypt
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