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Fastweb authorised to become Italy's fifth mobile network operator

Wednesday 31 July 2019 | 09:26 CET | News
Fastweb announced that it has effectively become Italy's fifth mobile network operator alongside TIM, Vodafone, Wind Tre and Iliad after receiving the corresponding official authorisation from the country's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE). The high-speed broadband provider set off on the path to convert from an MVNO to an MNO around three years ago when it agreed to use spectrum owned by Sardinia-based Tiscali in urban areas, subsequently reaching a deal to acquire 40 MHz of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band from Tiscali as well as a 200 MHz block in the 26 GHz band in the national 5G

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Fastweb / Tiscali / Wind Tre
Countries: Italy
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