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KPN criticises Dutch spectrum policy

Tuesday 14 March 2017 | 09:27 CET | News

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KPN has criticised the Dutch government's spectrum policy, saying it puts the roll-out of 5G and future of mobile services in the country at risk. In a response to the public consultation on the state spectrum policy paper, KPN said the Dutch government was not working in line with European developments and was not making enough spectrum available. KPN is particularly bothered about whether the 3.5 GHz band will be made available for mobile services. This has been designated in the EU as the first major band for 5G, but in the Netherlands usage is restricted due to the satellite station used

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Companies: KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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