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Free Mobile's 5G network reaches 52% population coverage thanks to 700 MHz roll-out

Friday 14 May 2021 | 16:17 CET | News
Iliad subsidiary Free Mobile is marketing its 5G network as the largest in France in terms of cell sites. It is the only French operator deploying 5G on 700 MHz spectrum, which it already uses to provide LTE services across a footprint of over 19,000 cell sites. Its website is currently stating that 5G coverage has reached 52 percent of the population, up from nearly 40 percent in mid-December.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Free Mobile / Iliad
Countries: France
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