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French networks close February with 10,700 5G cell sites in or ready for service

Monday 8 March 2021 | 10:45 CET | News
The number of 5G cell sites emitting a signal across mainland France increased to 10,693 as of 01 March, according to spectrum agency ANFR. This volume includes sites that may have yet to open to the public for commercial service, and represents 49 percent of the overall footprint on which operators are already authorised to roll out 5G services (21,714 sites). Iliad subsidiary Free Mobile remained the only French network to deploy 5G using 700 MHz frequencies with a total of 7,054 sites in or ready for service, out of 15,734 permits in this band.

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