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EU telco industry presents 5G manifesto

Thursday 7 July 2016 | 14:34 CET | News
Europe's biggest telecom companies have presented a proposal for bringing 5G to the market, calling for less regulation of services and more state funding to ensure the full potential of the next generation of mobile technology is realised. The industry players - from Deutsche Telekom to Ericsson to SES - met with EU Digital Economy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger to discuss their '5G Manifesto' and how its recommendations can be incorporated into the EU's 5G Action Plan, expected before the end of the year.

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