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Free Mobile retains lead in French LTE site activations in July

Thursday 6 August 2020 | 12:20 CET | News
The number of LTE cell sites in operation across mainland France reached 45,065 as of 01 August, up by 541 during July (+609 in June), according to spectrum agency ANFR. The overall number of sites authorised but not yet in service stood at 50,686, rising to 53,440 when including 2,754 sites in the French overseas territories. Free Mobile achieved the highest cell site activations among rivals for a fourth consecutive month, with 395 additional sites in service (+579 in June). This brought its overall LTE footprint to 17,060 sites operational across mainland France.

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