French LTE sites rise 3.3% in October

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The number of sites authorised for LTE in France rose by 3.3 percent in October to reach 18,087 at 1 November, according to national spectrum agency ANFR. Sites authorised for LTE in the 800 MHz band rose by 4.5 percent to 9,369, while those in the 1,800 MHz band were up by 0.4 percent to 6,721 and those in the 2.6 GHz band rose by 5 percent to 11,722. Orange France activated 80 LTE sites in October, taking the total to 6,718 in service. SFR activated 381, taking its total to 2,522. Bouygues Telecom activated 180, taking its total to 6,324. Free Mobile activated 156, taking its total to

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