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GSMA calls for lower spectrum costs to bridge digital divide in Colombia

Friday 17 September 2021 | 10:36 CET | News
Annual spectrum allocation costs that are up to three times higher than the regional average have prevented more than two million Colombians from accessing 4G coverage, according to a new report from the GSMA on the impact of spectrum prices. The industry body said 4G coverage would have increased to 76 percent of the population by the end of 2019 and consumers would have benefited from around 40 percent faster download speeds if prices had been in the regional average.

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Companies: GSMA
Countries: Colombia
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