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France launches LTE auction

Thursday 2 June 2011 | 09:38 CET | News
French digital economy minister Eric Besson signed a decree on 1 June launching the tender for operators to bid for the opportunity to deliver LTE services using part of the frequencies recovered from the analogue TV switchoff. Following numerous consultations, on 31 May telecom regulator Arcep submitted to the government its proposal on how to assign the spectrum for 4G mobile services. It set three priorities: national coverage, increased competition and obtaining value from this state asset. The process will officially begin within the next few days, once the announcement is published in

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Companies: Arcep
Countries: France
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