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Italy to raise EUR 2.5 bln from 5G frequency tender - report

Tuesday 14 March 2017 | 10:01 CET | News
The Italian government is looking to raise around EUR 2.5 billion from a tender for spectrum in the 3.4 and 3.8 GHz bands, reports La Repubblica, citing Italian undersecretary for economic development in charge of telecommunications Antonello Giacomelli. The aim is to accelerate the operation by making the frequencies available for trial purposes in five Italian cities in the next few days. Interested operators will be able to use the frequencies to test 5G technologies before the tender is launched by the start of next year.

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Companies: Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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