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French network operators reach 16,500 5G cell sites at end-July

Thursday 5 August 2021 | 12:31 CET | News
The number of 5G cell sites emitting a signal across mainland France increased by 1,174 during July for a total of 16,517 as of 01 August, according to spectrum agency ANFR. This number includes antennas in or ready for commercial service, and represents 59 percent of the overall tower footprint on which network operators have so far obtained a permit to roll out 5G services (28,018 sites). The agency has authorised 5G installations on existing mobile towers already in use for 2G/3G/4G services, with the exception of two cell sites.

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