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EU states want more time to auction 700 MHz band

Monday 16 May 2016 | 10:23 CET | News
EU states want more time for releasing the 700 MHz band for mobile services and measures to ensure terrestrial TV is protected, according to the agenda for the next meeting of telecom ministers 26 May. At the meeting in Amsterdam, they will discuss the proposals for the 700 MHz band and the ongoing review of telecom regulation. The European Commission has proposed that the frequencies 694-790 MHz should be issued to mobile operators by mid-2020, but some member states would like another two years for the process. 

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