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German interior minister calls for better rural coverage in 5G licences - report

Monday 29 October 2018 | 08:21 CET | News
Germany's interior minister Horst Seehofer has called on the Federal Networks Agency to improve the terms of the upcoming 5G auction in order to ensure more rural areas are covered. His demands were put in a letter sent to the Bundesnetzagentur seen by Der Spiegel magazine. 

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