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French operators accelerate roll-out of 4G in 700 MHz band

Monday 5 September 2016 | 13:44 CET | News
SFR showed the strongest expansion in 4G coverage in August, according to the latest figures from the spectrum regulator ANFR. As of 1 September, it had issued authorisation for 28,169 LTE sites, of which 23,945 were in service, an increase of 2.6 percent in the number of sites authorised compared to July. While Orange had the most sites in service, at 9,322 (+165 in August), SFR added the most last month, with an increase of 319 to 7,406. The regulator noted a strong increase in requests for using the 700 MHz band in August, extending beyond Paris to the second ring around the capital in

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