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French MNOs expand 3G footprint across white-spots

Thursday 27 July 2017 | 10:19 CET | News
French regulator Arcep has published an updated scorecard measuring the progress made in the white-spots programme (called 'zones blanches - centres-bourgs'), which aims to bring voice, SMS and 3G data coverage to rural communities still lacking these services. For the municipalities participating in the programme (accounting for approximately 1 percent of the national population), the proportion covered by 3G mobile broadband has continued to progress steadily, improving to 92 percent in July from 82 percent in April, but still short of the target of 100 percent set for the end of June.

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