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French white-spots programme makes progress in 3G roll-out

Wednesday 1 March 2017 | 09:51 CET | News
French regulator Arcep has published an updated scorecard measuring the progress made in the white-spots programme (called "zones blanches - centres-bourgs") addressing the lack of mobile services in rural France. One of the main objectives of the programme is to provide mobile broadband coverage to 100 percent of the participating municipalities by end-June 2017. For these municipalities (accounting for approximately 1 percent of the national population), the proportion covered by 3G mobile broadband services has improved significantly to 75 percent as of January, compared to 57 percent in

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