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Free Mobile closes 2020 with over 5,600 5G cell sites in service

Tuesday 19 January 2021 | 08:51 CET | News
Iliad subsidiary Free Mobile activated an additional 357 cell sites across its 5G network during the second half of December, ending 2020 with a 5G footprint of 5,640 sites in operation according to France's telecom regulator Arcep. The network relied on two of the three spectrum bands approved for 5G use. While 700 MHz frequencies were used across Free Mobile's entire 5G footprint, 322 sites also operated on the 3.5 GHz band.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / Bouygues Telecom / Free / Free Mobile / Orange France / SFR
Countries: France
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