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Four operators bid for French 800MHz LTE spectrum

Friday 16 December 2011 | 08:01 CET | News
French telecommunication regulator Arcep has received four applications for LTE licences in the 800MHz band. The authority already awarded 2.6GHz LTE licences to the same bidders, Orange France, Free Mobile, SFR and Bouygues Telecom, for EUR 936 million, in mid-October. The new allocation of 800MHz spectrum, which came from the 'digital dividend' or analogue TV switch-off, is a separate procedure for which the application deadline was 15 December. Arcep said it will examine the applications and will announce the results of the procedure in the coming weeks.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / Bouygues Telecom / Free Mobile / Orange Business France / SFR
Countries: France
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GREAT NEWS. IT WOULD BE MUCH BETTER IF MORE DETAILES WERE PROVIDED ON WICH PORTIONS OF THE 800MHZ BANDS ARE PUT IN THIS BIDDER.
Ali Sager @ 17/12/2011 - 07:08


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